As the Director, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Technology for Parsons Corporation, Jodie helps shape the strategic direction for ITS & oversees programs and initiatives to help communities become smarter & safer with various transportation management solutions that are using advanced technologies for; software product development, automation using machine learning & artificial intelligence, data analytics for predictive modeling & driving data focused decisions and creating sustainable smart cities ecosystems for regional mobility planning. Jodie is a versatile technology savvy executive with 25 years of experience. Prior to joining Parsons, Jodie was the CIO for the Columbus Regional Airport Authority which included technology oversight for 3 airports in Columbus. Jodie is an established leader in smart cities work having led efforts in Columbus and Las Vegas - both programs focused on improving mobility in the city. Jodie is passionate about the advancement of transportation using emergent technologies and leads with bringing data to the forefront. Jodie believes data is one of the greatest assets and is key in creating connected, smarter communities.