Beth Kigel, HNTB Corporation, serves as national practice leader, Intelligent Transportation and Emerging Mobility Solutions and vice president. She is based in HNTB’s Miami office.
Kigel is a global thought-leader in new mobility and smart city ecosystems and assists transportation agencies, cities and regions in developing smart and connected infrastructure solutions.
As a thought-leader in smart city solutions, Kigel delivers frequent public presentations to a variety of audiences ranging from the ITS World Congress, automated vehicle symposiums and Chambers of Commerce, to real estate and insurance organizations.
Kigel is active in numerous industry associations, including ITS World Congress Board of Directors; Freight Mobility Research Institute Advisory Board for Florida Atlantic University; Florida Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; chair of the Autonomous Florida Program; University of Florida Transportation Institute External Advisory Board; Leadership Florida where she served as Chair, Board of Directors 2017-2018; the Florida Transportation Commission, appointed by Gov. Rick Scott, from 2012-2019; and more.
She received the 2018 Leadership and Innovation Award, presented at the Florida Automated Vehicle Summit. Kigel also is a published author in the Florida Engineering Society Journal, contributing an article, “Florida’s Global Competitiveness: Where do Autonomous Vehicles Fit In?” in 2017.