August 30, 2017

Transportation Roundtable



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Meet the Facilitator: Michael Salvato

Transportation Roundtable:



Michael Salvato, Director and Program Executive for Enterprise Information and Asset Management, NY State Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Michael A. Salvato is the Director and Program Executive for Enterprise Information and Asset Management at the NY State Metropolitan Transportation Authority.  With a physical infrastructure valued at nearly $1 trillion, the MTA is the largest provider of public transportation in the United States serving over 8 million passengers every day.  The MTA has embarked on a transformational journey to introduce strategic asset management, enterprise business processes and new information technologies, which Michael leads.

Michael is currently the County Vice President of the Institute of Asset Management advancing the interests of asset owners and managers in the United States and around the world.  Michael was on the Public Sector Advisory Board of Blueprint 2025, a 50-state, bi-partisan coalition creating a roadmap for doubling the level of infrastructure investments, creating jobs and driving growth in the United States.  He was a member of the US Delegation (PC 251) that wrote the new ISO 55000 standard for asset management in January 2014.  Prior to joining the MTA, Michael worked at the New York City Partnership on technology-based economic development and served as the Executive Director of the New York Software Industry Association.


Robert Harvey, Senior Vice President, Arcadis
Robert Harvey, PE SE is a MIT graduate and has more than 30 years of professional experience in public/private executive management, design, construction and security for all types of large programs and projects involving transportation, infrastructure, buildings, institutional facilities, environmental, emergency response/resilience, risk management, security, public-private-partnerships. The main focus of his career has become using his experience in developing innovative strategies and systems in business development and executive management of the design, construction, operations and development of large complex public/private organizations and programs.








Alan Kiraly, SVP Asset Performance, Bentley Systems

Alan joined Bentley in 2010 following Bentley’s acquisition of Enterprise Informatics, where he served as CEO. Alan was named senior vice president, asset performance in 2016. He leads Bentley’s Asset Performance Advancement Team, which is responsible for the development, marketing, service, support, and business development of offerings for improving asset performance. His prior roles with Bentley include senior vice president of server products, asset performance and vice president of operations, product management. Alan holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Dayton.

Transportation Roundtable

Discussions of the pillars of BiM/IoT, life-cycle costing, O&M and performance management with a cross-section of resiliency, sustainability, and network.


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