INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo is pleased to announce that Marcus Burnside has been promoted to Vice President of Technology. In his new role, Burnside will oversee all innovative technology solutions at IndyGo.
Burnside began working with IndyGo in October 2015 as a consultant and joined the IndyGo team in 2017. Previously Burnside served as Director of Technology and Interim of Vice President of Technology.
“Marcus is a respected leader and has shown commitment to supporting innovations at IndyGo,” said Mike Terry, IndyGo CEO. “Indianapolis is on the leading edge of transportation technology. Marcus is supporting a new GPS implementation with a mobile app for riders called MyAvail as well as the transition to a smart cashless payment system launching this summer called MyKey. Marcus’s role is critical for IndyGo to create safe, reliable, and accessible mobility experiences.”
Burnside has over 25 years of Information Technology experience, in both private and public sector organizations. Before IndyGo, Burnside worked as the CIO for the City of Lawrence, Indiana and previously worked for Monster.com, ITT Educational Services, Inc., and Kaplan Compliance Solutions.
Burnside earned a Bachelors in Technical Management from Purdue University and an MBA in Project Management from Keller Graduate School of Management.
IndyGo, the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation, is committed to connecting the community to economic and cultural opportunities through safe, reliable, and accessible mobility experiences. IndyGo’s Marion County Transit Plan will bring a 70% increase in IndyGo services with extended hours and shorter wait times starting this year. To learn more, visit our website, follow us on Twitter @IndyGoBus, or call 317.635.3344.