Kailash Lala joins HNTB’s Atlanta technology office.
HNTB recently announced a new member to their Atlanta office team.
Kailash Lala joins HNTB as Technology Director, based in the company’s Atlanta office. Lala is responsible for providing technology and geospatial solutions for public and private sector customers.
“Kailash is an incredibly motivated person who is transforming digital environments and leading modernization initiatives,” said Carrie Rocha, PE, HNTB office manager in Atlanta. “His extensive experience in assessing industry challenges, applying innovative technology solutions and strategic approaches to project delivery will bring tremendous value to our customers in Georgia and across the country.”
Prior to joining HNTB, Lala held executive positions for various technology consulting firms where he served as a trusted advisor to clients in the healthcare, telecommunications, financial services, retail and government sectors. Lala is a certified Project Management Professional, SAFe certified Agile Practitioner and certified Scrum Master. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from the University of Mumbai, a postgraduate degree in computer science from the National Center for Software Technology in India, and an Executive MBA from Goizueta Business School (Emory University, Atlanta).
“The current traffic climate in the US requires innovative technologies that give the public instant access to project information,” said John Barton, PE, senior vice president and professional services chair at HNTB. “Our customers expect state-of-the-art tools and technology solutions that increase efficiency throughout the company and positively influence the success of projects.”
HNTB has been and is currently involved in several major transportation projects in the Atlanta area, including 30 major highway improvement projects for the Georgia Department of Transportation and preparedness planning and engineering for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority.