Advanced Mobility Analytics Group (AMAG) proudly welcomes Randell Iwasaki to the AMAG Board as Independent Director, effective March 1st, 2023.
Randell Iwasaki has led a distinguished career in the transportation industry, is an internationally recognized leader in transportation research and innovation and is frequently invited to speak on the latest developments in advanced technologies including automated and connected vehicle development and testing. Randy is currently the Leader of State and Local Transportation for Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the US. In this position he leads Amazon’s data support and analysis services for state and local transportation agencies.
Prior to joining AWS Randy served for over 10 years as Executive Director of the Contra Costa Transportation Authority, recognized as one of the most innovative transportation agencies in the United States. He founded GoMentum Station, the largest secure automated vehicle test facility in the US. Prior to that he was a 27- year employee of the California Department of Transportation, where he ascended the ranks to become Chief Deputy Director from 2004 to 2009 and Director from 2009 to 2010. Randy has served on numerous boards to provide advice and to help companies achieve their strategic and growth aspirations.
Robin Levinson of PPK Investments & Chairman of AMAG Board of Directors states, “Having Randy join the AMAG Board reflects the increased focus and investment that AMAG is making in the US market and is an important step in helping to grow AMAG’s international footprint”.
Dr Simon Washington, AMAG CEO added, “Randy is decidedly one of the most knowledgeable, experienced, and influential transportation industry leaders in the US and well recognised internationally. I originally engaged with Randy when I was Director of SafeTREC at UC Berkeley and Randy was Director at Caltrans. I’m delighted to be re-engaging through his role on the AMAG Board, and look forward to the mentorship, advice, and support that Randy will bring to AMAG, particularly on the heels of Michael Griffith from the FHWA, US DOT recently joining AMAG to run AMAG’s US-based subsidiary. The addition of Randy to Julian Zorzo in Australia will undoubtedly add significant industry-insights to help AMAG navigate a productive and high-impact pathway forward.”