Charles Ramdatt

Director of Smart Cities and Special Projects

City of Orlando

Charles Ramdatt has had a 30+ year career in engineering & management, and recently retired as a Deputy Director of Public Works for the City of Orlando.  His portfolio included Transportation Engineering, Parking Management, membership on the Florida Green Book Committee, participation on the Operations Committee for the Central Florida Expressway and coordination with several local, state and federal agencies.  

Charles currently leads the City of Orlando’s Smart City Steering Committee.  He is currently pursuing a number of initiatives to ensure that Orlando has a smart, sustainable, transportation system, and uses technology to improve traffic safety, to provide real-time traveler information, to increase awareness of mode choices and to reduce travel delays. He is a co-founder of the Central Florida Automated Vehicle Partnership, which is designated, by the US DOT as one of the official proving grounds for automated vehicle technology.
 He holds degrees from the University of Central Florida, is a licensed Professional Engineer and holds AICP and PTOE certifications.  He is a Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, and holds memberships in ITS Florida, APWA and ASCE. 
He is a soccer fanatic!