Kirk Talbott is the CIO of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), the 9th largest public transportation system in the US and North America operating bus, rail and paratransit service for more than 430,000 passenger trips every weekday.

Kirk has over a decade of experience serving as CIO including work for the City of Atlanta, for Lake County Illinois, for the Public Transit Agency serving central Texas region surrounding metropolitan Austin and for the Public Transit Agency for the northern half of San Diego County.