Wikistrat Expert Dr. William Sowell

Dr. William Sowell

Executive Vice President, Aldis Corporation

With more than 23 years of industry leadership on six continents, Dr. Bill Sowell has held senior management positions with such major industry firms as Swarco AG, Econolite, Peek Traffic, and Image Sensing Systems, and is considered to be a video detection market pioneer. Dr. Sowell serves on the Board of Directors of the International Road Federation, and is Chairman of the International Road Federation (IRF) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Committee. He is a member of ITE, IMSA, IEEE, and is a professional speaker and author.

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Dr. Sowell’s early involvement in the traffic systems industry include five years as Vice President of Marketing for Peek Traffic System, and Director positions in the International Business and Product Management Departments at the Econolite Group Inc. More recently, Dr. Sowell worked mostly in the Middle East as International Development Officer at TEC Engineering in Saudi Arabia, CEO at Al-Nasr International and Managing Director at Swarco Middle East in the UAE.

In addition to having over 23 years of progressive success in corporate management, business development, and marketing and sales management, Dr. Sowell’s background includes an extensive career in machine vision and video detection as well as active roles in professional organizations in the ITS market such as ITS Arab, and the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

Wikistrat Analytic Community
Dr. Sowell is a Senior Analyst in Wikistrat’s Analytic Community

Academic Qualifications:
M.B.A. & PhD., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., University of Southern California; M.B.A. & PhD., University of Southern California; M.D., University of California; B.A., California State University

Areas of Expertise:
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Counter Terrorism
Technology Trends
Middle East security
Regional security
Political Islam
International market development



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