Bytemark, Inc., a pioneer in mobile commerce ticketing and integration for the mass transit industry, recently announced the appointment of Eric Reese as Chief Operating Officer.
Reese brings experience from both the agency and provider sides, and “has been instrumental in implementing fare payments solutions for some of the most challenging transportation networks, both domestically and globally.”
In his new role, he will oversee day-to-day activities and ensure continued advancement on project deliveries. He will also lead longer-term Strategic Development strategies.
Prior to Bytemark, Reese worked at engineering firm Gannett Fleming, where he was a Vice President for Business Development and led the strategy growth in the Transportation/Transit & Rail Global business lines. Before that, he served as Director for Global Strategy for Scheidt & Bachmann, where he headed up strategy, sales development and services for various U.S. markets and later expanded to global market oversight.
He also served as Director, Revenue for the Chicago Transit Authority, where he oversaw the development, implementation and transition of the Ventra fare payment as well as oversaw all of the revenue, real estate and marketing efforts. And before that, he served in various senior leadership roles within the City of Chicago. He’s a member of the Leadership APTA Class of 2019.
“I am very excited to welcome Eric to Bytemark,” said Marcus Welz, CEO, Bytemark, a position he holds in addition to leading Siemens Intelligent Traffic Systems business for North America. “His combination of strategy, client-focused project management and hands-on experience will help elevate the company to the next level and propel Bytemark further in its growth path.”