Beth Kigel

Beth Kigel is a global thought leader in new mobility and smart city ecosystems and is responsible for assisting transportation agencies, cities and regions in developing smart and connected infrastructure solutions. 

Previously, Beth served as Florida Transportation Commissioner from 2012-2019. Prior to this role, she served as a Chamber Executive and in various private-sector leadership positions, within engineering and other firms, in areas such as finance, business development, and quality assurance, to government relations.

Beth is active on numerous appointed boards and industry associations, including ITS World Congress Board of Directors; Chair, ITS America Emerging Technologies Committee; Vice Chair of Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees; University of Florida Transportation Institute External Board of Advisors; Freight Mobility Research Institute Advisory Board for Florida Atlantic University; Florida Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; chair of the Autonomous Florida Program; Leadership Florida where she served as Chair, Board of Directors 2017-2018; and more.

Beth received the 2018 Leadership and Innovation Award, presented at the Florida Automated Vehicle Summit, and is recognized as one of the Florida 500, Florida Trend’s recognition of Florida’s 500 most influential executives.