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Interview with Rick Belliotti, Director of Innovation and Customer Experience Design, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority


What You'll Learn:

Rick Belliotti began his career as a software developer at Motorola before joining The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority as the Director of Innovation and Customer Experience. We talk about Rick's journey and using IT to bring fresh ideas to the airport industry.

We dive into

  • The innovation lab and the mission of providing a better experience for his customers at San Diego International Airport. 
  • Using KPIs and data analytics metrics to make sense of the data and improve the customer experience and make San Diego International Airport a "magical experience" for its customers.
  • How Rick's Team has launched 3 Innovator Batches to date, testing and implementing various technologies such as airport indoor navigation, stronger use of mobile apps/techs, and assisted parking.
  • The Nashville Airport setting the pace from a people, architecture, and technology view. Rick's goal as the Director of Innovation and Customer Experience is to bring this same experience to San Diego.
  • Rick also enjoys seeing autonomous robots in airports and would like to see more airport innovations in the next five years.

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