Meeting of the Minds Speaker
James Aloisi is a Boston-based strategic consultant who works with a number of clients in the transportation and Smart City sectors.
Jim was a partner at two prominent Boston law firms, Hill & Barlow and Goulston & Storrs, where he built a highly regarded Public Law & Policy practice with a strong reputation for problem solving and crisis management. He was a central figure in the establishment of Boston’s Metropolitan Highway System and the creation of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, and served as a member of the Massachusetts Transportation Finance Commission. He was a Massachusetts Port Authority Board member from 2007-2009, and served as Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation in the Administration of Governor Deval Patrick, where he led a landmark transportation reform and restructuring initiative. Following his public service he led the Emerging Technologies Practice Group at AECOM, a global consultancy, and served on the City Protocol Society’s Technical Steering Committee. He is the author of four books including Magic in the Air and The Vidal Lecture, and is a regular contributor to Commonwealth Magazine. He serves on the Board of TransitMatters, a Boston based transit advocacy group.