TrafficwareJon Newhard joined Trafficware as the Chief Executive Officer in 2013 and is responsible for the success of the company and its customers. Newhard has more than two decades of experience in technology-driven businesses, starting with functional roles at Siebel Systems and SAP. Newhard lead the turn-around of Kaplan Compliance Solutions (a Washington Post Company) and lead two divisions of Michigan-based local government software provider New World Systems before joining Trafficware.
Mr. Newhard earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Economics from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master in Business Administration from Harvard University where he also attended the Kennedy School of Government. Newhard also served on the Boards of the Maryland-based Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless and the Washington, DC-based For Love of Children. In addition to his business and philanthropic experience, Jon was twice elected to Council in Chevy Chase, MD, where he served as Treasurer. He currently serves on the board of directors for both Trafficware and Trafficware Canada.
Jon is a frequent speaker on transportation issues around the world, addressing groups as diverse as the US Conference of Mayors and International Road Design Conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.