Abbas Mohaddes

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Chief Executive Officer

Econolite Group Inc.

Mr. Mohaddes was appointed Econolite’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on June 8, 2022. Prior to that, he served Econolite as its President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) since January 2017 where he helped transform the organization into a premier and robust technology organization focused on Traffic management products and services.

Mr. Mohaddes has over 30 years of experience in the application of technology in transportation systems, including traffic management, communication, traveler information, systems integration, transit, and Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAV). He is a recognized expert in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and has over 70 publications and presentations at industry organizations around the world.

After serving the City of Dallas, Texas as a Traffic Engineer, and several years of consulting practice, Mr. Mohaddes co-founded Meyer, Mohaddes Associates in 1991. This Los Angeles-based, firm focused on the application of technology in traffic management and systems planning, which later merged with Iteris, Inc. As the former CEO of Iteris, Mr. Mohaddes helped take the company public (AMEX:ITI, now NASDAQ:ITI) and led the transformation and substantial growth of the company into a software-based traffic management information technology organization through organic growth and acquisition.

Mr. Mohaddes is a founding member and former Chairman of ITS America, where in 2015, he was inducted to its hall of fame. He is a member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) and a former member of its Executive Committee. For the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI), Mr. Mohaddes is a former Chairman and member of its Board of Trustees. He is an Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Fellow as well as a member of the University of California Irvine, Chancellor’s CEO Roundtable. Mr. Mohaddes is a member of the Advisory Board for National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE). He is also serving as a member of the Board of Directors for ITS World Congress.

Mr. Mohaddes holds a Master’s degree in Transportation Engineering and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, both from the University of Nebraska (Lincoln, NE). He also completed the Advanced Technical Management Program at the University of California, Los Angeles, Anderson School of Management.



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