Intelligent Gadgets named John Santamaria, the previous VP and chief mechanical officer of automobile tools at New York Metropolis Transit, joined the group as sr. VP, rail.
In his new function, Santamaria will think about rail buyer acquisition and undertaking deployment to increase Intelligent Gadgets’ rising footprint within the rail trade. Leveraging his 20-plus years of expertise, Santamaria can even work carefully with the group’s product administration and improvement groups to assist outline Intelligent Gadgets’ next-generation rail resolution portfolio.
Santamaria spent 23 years with MTA/New York Metropolis Transit, the place he was accountable for the upkeep and acquisition of all of the New York subway system’s railcars. A licensed skilled engineer in three states, he’s a well-respected member of the transit trade and the present vice-chair of the APTA Rolling Tools Technical Discussion board and an energetic participant inside the Worldwide Affiliation of Public Transport Rolling Inventory subcommittee.