Michael Huerta, former chief of staff for the U.S. DOT and former head of the port agencies in both New York City and San Francisco, has joined the IMS Transportation Systems and Services division of Lockheed Martin as vp marketing and business development.
Based in Washington, D.C., Huerta will be responsible for expanding Lockheed Martin’s leadership position in intelligent transportation marketplaces such as electronic toll collection, commercial vehicle operations, and electronic payment systems, the company said.
From 1997 to 1998, Huerta was DOT chief of staff, serving as chief strategist and policy adviser to the secretary of transportation. He was also the associate deputy secretary and director for the department's Office of Intermodalism.