Principal at ConSysTec

Dr. Jaffe has EE degrees from Cornell (BS) and Stanford (MS, PhD).  He is also an INCOSE CSEP (International Council on Systems Engineering, Certified Systems Engineering Professional).  After 13 years as a Research Staff Manager at IBM’s Research Division leading the Industrial Machine Vision laboratory, in 1996 he founded Consensus Systems Technologies (“ConSysTec”).

From 1993-1996 Dr. Jaffe was Program Manager & Chief Architect for development of the USDOT National ITS Architecture, which he continues to extend and maintain.

He has developed over 90 regional ITS architectures in the USA, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and China. He recently completed an update for the New York City Regional ITS Architecture focusing in this update on new ITS services for public transit bus, subway, commuter rail, and also congestion pricing.

He is an instructor for the Rutgers University National Transit Institute where he developed and teaches Project Management for Transit Professionals in-person and online.

Dr. Jaffe is Chair of the IRF ITS Committee and also serves on the IRF BOD and Executive Committee, as well as on the BOD of ITS New York.