Director of Information Technology, U.S. Department of Transportation
Ankur Saini is a technologist who partners with CXOs, Product Owners and Developers to deliver business value through successful technology initiatives. He has over 15 years of experience leading multimillion dollar software development and IT infrastructure support initiatives. With a love for problem solving and technology, Ankur aspires to develop solutions that reduce complexity for everyone.
As the Director for Information Technology at Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Ankur is responsible for establishing the technology strategy for FMCSA that enables the agency mission of reducing crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses. Prior to joining FMCSA, Ankur served in Program Management roles at General Services Administration (GSA) managing low-code application development initiatives for the GSA Real Estate Exchange (G-REX) and leading digital transformation initiatives for the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU). Before joining the federal workforce in 2016, Ankur worked in the private sector for over 15 years in roles with federal government contractor firms that demonstrate progressive growth – from an individual contributor as a software developer to leading a team providing infrastructure operations to a leader running business operations for an entire division.
Ankur is originally from New Delhi, India but has lived in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for almost 20 years. He has Bachelor’s degrees in Physics and Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Maryland. When not staring at a screen, Ankur can most likely be found playing cricket or exploring the globe satisfying his wanderlust.
Updated July 2020