Shailen P. Bhatt

President & Chief Executive Officer at Intelligent Transportation Society of America

Shailen P. Bhatt

Shailen P. Bhatt

President & Chief Executive Officer at Intelligent Transportation Society of America

Biography

Shailen P. Bhatt is on the board of WKU Alumni Association and President & Chief Executive Officer of Intelligent Transportation Society of America. Mr. Bhatt previously was Secretary at Delaware Department of Transportation. Mr. Bhatt received an undergraduate degree from the University of Western Kentucky.

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Colorado Department of Transportation
Intelligent Transportation Society of America

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320

Number of Boards

6

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Advisor at RoadBotics, Inc.

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Head, Transportation Bureaucracy at Colorado Department of Transportation

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Executive Director at American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

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Ex Officio Member, Board of Directors at Intelligent Transportation Society of America

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Director at American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

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Former Secretary at South Dakota Department of Transportation

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Former Vice President at Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.

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Director at American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

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Chief Executive Officer at Leadership Delaware

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Director of Policy & Govt't at American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

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Shailen P. Bhatt
President & Chief Executive Officer at Intelligent Transportation Society of America
Education
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, summa cum laude

Western Kentucky University is the home of the Gatton Academy for Mathematics and Science for exceptional Kentucky high school juniors and seniors. The Academy was named the number one high school in the U.S. in 2012 and 2013 by Newsweek. WKU is proud to have Kentucky’s first and only independent Honors College in the Commonwealth. WKU honors students enjoy an intimate scholarly environment on a vibrant campus and are encouraged to become involved in community service, applied research and study abroad. These are among the reasons why WKU is becoming the university of choice in the Commonwealth and the intellectual heartbeat of Kentucky. Western Kentucky University (WKU) prepares students of all backgrounds to be productive, engaged, and socially responsible citizen-leaders of a global society. The University provides research, service and lifelong learning opportunities for its students, faculty, and other constituents. WKU enriches the quality of life for those within its reach.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2017 - Current

Intelligent Transportation Society of America is a nonprofit company headquartered in Washington, DC, that engages in research and deployment of intelligent transportation technologies. Shailen P. Bhatt is the CEO, in this role since 2017.The company says this about itself: In 1997, ITS America petitioned the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to allocate the 5.9 GHz Band to Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC). From 2000 to 2006, ITS America, its members, USDOT, and others worked with the FCC to develop the appropriate service rules for DSRC in the 5.9 GHz Band, culminating in the release of a Report and Order adopting these rules. Since that time, ITS America has played a key role in facilitating the development and deployment of DSRC equipment, services and applications, in partnership with the USDOT, state DOTs, and its many private sector, academic and other members.

Executive Director
2015 - Current

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) exists to ensure that Colorado has a safe and efficient highway system by building and maintaining interstates, US highways and state highways. To accomplish this goal, CDOT conducts three primary services. First, the snow and ice operations; second, roadway maintenance and preservation; and construction management.

Cabinet Secretary
Prior
Political Donations
$2,500
2012

Former President of United States

$250
2011
$500
2007

Former President of United States

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