Darran Anderson serves as Director of Strategy and Innovation. His duties include leadership and strategic direction for the innovation and continuous improvement of people, processes and technology of the agency.
He oversees the Strategic Planning, Information Management, and Research and Technology Implementation divisions. He is responsible for directing TxDOT's strategies and performance analytics to support its mission, vision, goals and objectives. He directs planning, analysis, execution, change management and continuous assessment of technology and business process changes, and strategic research and innovation initiatives across TxDOT.
Anderson has 28 years' experience as a U.S. Army officer, consultant and program manager in the areas of leadership, strategic planning, operations, technology programs, training, tests, experimentation, and modeling and simulation.