Cubic Transportation Systems

CA: Cubic Names Steve Brunner as Vice President of Operations in North America

Cubic Transportation Systems has named Steve Brunner vice president of operations, North America.

In this role, Brunner is primarily responsible for the implementation and delivery of all projects in North America.

These responsibilities include leadership of the North American program management team and programs to develop and grow the team and its expertise. He also leads development of processes and procedures to support the company’s program management toward the goal of on-time performance, quality products and services, and strong financial results.

“Steve has a strong and diverse portfolio of program management, business development and technology innovation experience at Cubic,” said Matt Newsome, senior vice president and general manager, Americas, for Cubic Transportation Systems. “He will be a guiding force for delivery and execution, and plays a key role on our North America executive management team, focusing on Cubic’s core customers and driving new business strategy through our NextCityvision and initiatives.”

Previously vice president and regional director for the Eastern U.S., Brunner continues to be responsible for all Cubic business and operations in the region, including New York, New Jersey, Washington, DC, and Baltimore. His responsibilities will include leading Cubic’s business development, system implementation and integration, and customer services efforts in that region.

Brunner’s prior experience includes senior program management with responsibility for the complete project lifecycle including proposal development for projects in New Jersey, Philadelphia and Miami. He was program manager for Miami’s EASY Card system which was delivered in a record seven months for a full bus contactless smart card system and in nine months for the rail system.

Brunner transferred to Cubic’s UK operations from 2003 to 2006 where he was vice president of engineering. His team delivered the world-famous Oyster Card system and also had responsibility for engineering development and delivery of other smart card-based systems in Germany, Italy and Sweden.

He began his career at Cubic in 1983 and received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from National University in San Diego.