Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy
The IAC's July luncheon will be Friday, March 2nd at the Mayflower Hotel.
Derek Kan is currently serving as the Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy. Serving a principal advisor to the Secretary and provides leadership in the development of policies for the Department, generating proposals and providing advice regarding legislative and regulatory initiatives across all modes of transportation.
Prior to his role at DOT, Mr. Kan served as the General Manager for Lyft in Southern California. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Amtrak since 2015
Mr. Kan was previously the Director of Strategy at a startup in Silicon Valley and was a policy advisor to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and chief economist for the Senate Republican Policy Committee. Before Capitol Hill, Mr. Kan served as a Presidential Management Fellow at the White House Office of Management and Budget.
Mr. Kan received a B.S. from the University of Southern California, an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He and his wife have three children.
Registration will open at 11:15 AM. The reception begins promptly at 11:45 PM. Space is limited. Advance registrations are strongly encouraged. Please let us know if you have special dietary needs (e.g. vegetarian meal)
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