Paul Puopolo

The Last Word: Paul Puopolo on DFW Airport’s First Innovation Week

Beginning today, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is hosting its first-ever Innovation Week—a four day-event promoting "a culture of innovation, discovery, and engagement." The week will include speaker panels, education sessions, workshops, and tech demos to celebrate what Puopolo calls the "the everyday innovator."
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DFW Airport CIO: Most Important Innovation Is Employee Mindset
by | May 26, 2022
Engaging in passionate debates “sounds pretty typical if you’re a tech company,” said DFW Airport Executive Vice President of Innovation Paul Puopolo. “But if you’re a large, regulated organization—healthy debate, that’s different." Having people around the table is one thing, he says. Getting them to challenge each other and not be offended, well, that’s another thing. "To do innovation effectively, you’ve got to have healthy conflict," Puopolo said.
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Autonomous Parking Is Coming to DFW International Airport
by | Apr 7, 2022
The pilot is funded through the NCTCOG’s Regional Transportation Council’s (RTC) Automated Vehicles Program.
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DFW Leaders Discuss How COVID-19 Has Fueled Innovation in Health Care, Philanthropy, and More
by | Oct 12, 2020
"The downside of a pandemic is that it's frightening. The good thing is, sometimes it speeds up things that probably needed to happen. Like telemedicine," Nicole Small, CEO of LH Capital/Lyda Hill Philanthropies, said during the event.
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