First publishedon www.ITSInternational.com
Ticketing and payment solutions provider Vix Technology
has appointed Doug Howe as chief technology officer. Prior to taking up this position, he headed up Smart City innovations for Mastercard in both Australia and New Zealand which, most notably, included the successful delivery of the Contactless payments pilot in Sydney.
With a career spanning some 25 years, Howe has a wealth of experience and expertise that has resulted in his leading complex technology deliveries for renowned players across the global travel, transit and payments industries. This includes a five-year consultancy role with Transport for New South Wales, Australia, where he managed the program delivery of the Opal card.
In addition, having been a member of the Australian TAP (Ticketing Authorities Partnership), he also has an in depth understanding of transport customer needs. He is regularly invited to speak at smart city and transport ticketing events.