On May 17th, the High Alpha Speaker Series featured Mario Rodriguez, the Executive Director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority.

An aviation expert with over 29 years of experience in the private and public sectors, he was appointed as the executive director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority in 2014. The Indianapolis International Airport has been recognized as the best airport in North America for the past 6 years.

Prior to the Authority, Rodriguez successfully transformed the Long Beach Airport into an award-winning organization. He has also served at airports from Hong Kong to Palm Beach and as the deputy director at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Rodriguez is also the former president of the California Airports Council, and he sits on the board of Airports Council International (ACI).

Mario Rodriguez sat down for a fireside chat with High Alpha Partner, Kristian Andersen, to talk more about his career experiences and the future of the Indianapolis Airport.