Jodie Bare is the Director of Data and Innovation at the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC).  She joined the RTC in December 2018, bringing over 20 years of experience working in the Information Technology field.  Jodie is helping to lead the mobility transformation for Southern Nevada with her focus on emerging transportation technology and next-level mobility solutions, including micro-transit services, autonomous and connected vehicle efforts, and smart signal platforms.

Jodie’s experience includes executive level management in the private sector working as a COO and VP of Technology Services.  She has an extensive background overseeing many large, complex technical programs and projects and has a solid understanding of best practices for program management.  She has led several global IT initiatives in the span of her career and has a broad knowledge of many different technology disciplines.  Her experience includes working in a project management office, leading a variety of IT teams and support services, working overseas in technical operations, and defining critical business processes for global IT operations.  Prior to joining the RTC, Jodie oversaw the IT elements within the Smart Columbus Program Portfolio, a mobility reinvention program developed from the prestigious USDOT Smart City Challenge grant the city won in 2016.

Jodie attended DeVry University and majored in Computer Science.  She has been formerly trained in the Project Management Institute’s methodologies, is certified in Change Management, has extensive training in Process Improvement Methodologies, and is well-versed in transformational initiatives working as an agent for change.