Sovan Shatpathy | CTO

Sovan Shatpathy, CTO, Amtrak

Sovan Shatpathy is an experienced Technology Executive with over 20 years of People, Process and Technology Management experience leading globally distributed organizations delivering outcome based business value.

In his current role at Amtrak, Sovan's CTO organization is responsible for Technology Strategy, Innovation, Architectures along with Digital Insights, Services and Experience Engineering groups. Prior to Amtrak Sovan spent a decade at Cisco Systems where he held different leadership roles spanning across Engineering, IT and Operations. Before Cisco, Sovan has worked in senior leadership roles in other Fortune 500 organizations including Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, 3M among others. He has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering and MBA specializing in Management Information Systems.


Rail Festival Day 2 15th November @ 12:30

Rail innovation in the age of digitalization

  • Sharing our vision of the ultimate customer journey at Amtrak
  • Why driving an engaging employee experience improves passenger experience?
  • What are the key areas of innovation that we are investing in to achieve these goals?

Rail Festival Day 2 15th November @ 12:45

Panel: How can rail disrupt itself? Thinking big and taking control

  • Themes include:
  • What will be the biggest technologies enabling the rail industry to innovate and change?
  • What are the biggest challenges for TOCs in the innovation sector and what are the roads to success
More panellists to be announced 

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