J. Alex Lang - Presenter at Secure Rail Conference


J. Alex Lang
Chief Information Officer
Carload Express

J. Alex Lang serves as Chief Information Officer of Carload Express, Inc.; a rail holding company with operations in Delaware, Maryland, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Most of Alex’s 15+ years in the IT industry were in the employ of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where he served in various roles including programming, systems administration, business analysis, project management, and security architecture, in addition to several leadership positions. At Carload Express, Alex led initiatives to overhaul the corporate network and server infrastructure, update Carload Express’ website, improve customer service, and deploy several AEI car reader systems. He played a crucial role in the startup of Carload’s newest railroad, the 162-mile Delmarva Central Railroad, where he oversaw all information technology, radio communications, customer service, and public relations initiatives needed for the startup of operations. As a member of Carload Express’ executive team, Alex also contributes to commercial policy & analysis, oversees the customer service department, supports marketing & corporate communications efforts, and uses his rail industry knowledge to assess various strategic and commercial opportunities. Alex is a lifelong rail enthusiast, enjoying model railroading and rail-oriented photography.

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