Mr. Ortiz is the Chief Operating Officer for ADVANTEC Consulting Engineers.

Mr. Ortiz has extensive experience managing Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) projects for numerous agencies throughout California.  He has 29 years of experience, exclusively in the field of ITS and traffic engineering. Through his current projects, Mr. Ortiz is assisting agencies to understand the Connected Vehicles and Autonomous Vehicles markets so they can make better decisions on current and future ITS deployments.

Mr. Ortiz is a member of the Board and Past-President of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Western District. Mr. Ortiz also serves on the Board at ITS California, where he serves as the Outreach Chair for Connected California Committee and ITS California.

This month, Mr. Ortiz was appointed by ITE’s current International President on a national committee for ITE where he will be leading the re-branding of ITE integrating Connected/Autonomous Vehicles, Big Data, and ITS.

Mr. Ortiz graduated with a BS in Civil Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Mr. Ortiz holds a Civil Engineering license in the states of California and Arizona. He is also registered as a Traffic Engineer in the State of California and he is certified as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE).

Professional Affiliations:

Board Member & International Director, ITE International
Board Member, ITS California
Southern California Chair, Partnership Chair, ITS California
Past-President and Board Member, ITE Western District
Past-President, Orange County Traffic Engineering Council (OCTEC)
Past-President, ITE Southern California Section
Past-President, ITE Riverside-San Bernardino Section
Past-President, ASCE YMF Orange County