Adams recognized for leadership, innovation and achievements at Keolis and throughout the passenger transportation industry
ARLINGTON, VA – September 21, 2015 – Keolis Transit America’s Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development, Ryan Adams, has been named to Mass Transit magazine’s 2015 Top 40 Under 40. The annual list is comprised of young professionals who have made significant contributions to the public transit industry.
Adams was nominated by his peers and selected on criteria including job commitment, industry involvement and contribution, achievement and innovation.
“I’ve worked with Ryan for over two years now, and there is no doubt that he is a leader and innovator in the public transportation industry,” said Steve Shaw, President and CEO of Keolis Transit America. “Ryan has a talent for understanding how this business fits together and has effectively identified process improvements through his operational reviews and business intelligence initiatives. He’s a visionary who is not afraid to challenge the status quo; yet, he is well-grounded in the importance of policies, procedures, and business controls. Ryan has been instrumental in our company’s early success stories and is well-deserving of this honor from Mass Transit.”
Adams recently spearheaded a major business intelligence initiative for Keolis Transit America that included the combining of data streams from more than two dozen systems to provide real-time information and analysis and to improve operating efficiencies including such key areas as safety and risk management, maintenance and service quality. Adams is a member of the American Public Transportation Association’s Leadership APTA 2015 class.
For more than a century Keolis has been a global leader in managing passenger transportation systems throughout the world, transporting 3 billion passengers a year via trains, buses, shuttles and taxis, while providing fleet management and maintenance, logistics and routing services. Learn more about how Keolis and our 60,000 employees are always “Thinking Like A Passenger” at www.keolisnorthamerica.com.
Vice President of Communications
Keolis North America