Willy Dommen

Director Technical Services, Auriga

    Director of Technical Services, Willy. Dommen is responsible for the delivery of Auriga’s portfolio for technology related services to clients such as, fare collection, payments, ITS, mobile applications and enterprise applications across all transportation clients. Key areas of focus also includes connected transportation and Mobility as a Service (MaaS).

    Regional Transportation Lead at Accenture, he focused on transforming transportation payment and electronic toll collection by educating conservative stakeholders of the value of moving to a digital platform and leveraging the power of IoT to improve the customer experience. Since transportation is a core vertical of smart cities, another key focus area was researching how payment generated usage data integrates with data from other smart city verticals to improve the everyday commute.

    Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton, Willy Dommen led the development of mobile and smart card projects worldwide for over 20 years. He was a key contributor on smart card, RFID and mobile payment assignments around the world, for both government and private industry including Australia, Singapore, London, New York, Washington DC, and Los Angeles, all of which started from the work he completed for Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Clipper (formerly TransLink®) program in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Dommen served as the hands-on advisor for the BART-Sprint mobile payment trial. He was also a leader for the Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD) 12 initiative for several federal government agencies. In addition, Mr. Dommen’s client and project lists include development of national health care card programs in Italy and Australia, leading edge technology evaluation and strategy development for financial services companies, RFID strategy development for global manufacturers of electronic systems. He continues to serve clients with resolving strategic and technical issues related to contactless smart card and mobile payments technology.

    Mr. Dommen authors articles and presents internationally on strategic issues with regard to smart card and mobile payment systems.