Allen Mehta
Allen Mehta 

Allen Mehta

CTO

Allen Mehta, Chief Information Officer
Philadelphia International Airport | Northeast Philadelphia Airport

Allen Mehta is the Chief Information Officer for the City of Philadelphia Division of Aviation, which owns and operates Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport. He oversees all IT network infrastructure and operations, including network security, telecoms, wireless, data centers, disaster recovery, on-prem and cloud environment, CCTV, access control, software and website development as well as the airport IT innovation team.

With a 30-year career in Information Technology, Mr. Mehta is a visionary leader with a proven track record of driving innovative technology in large organizations. He ensures that infrastructure and network operation services at PHL operate with a high degree of reliability and resiliency. He also manages PHL and PNE’s data centers and servers, including virtual servers. Mr. Mehta works with the systems integration team to create and maintain long-term enterprise services integration, communication, and lifecycle management plans. He also develops and ensures adherence to yearly business and strategic plan initiatives.

Before joining PHL, Mr. Mehta served as Chief Information Officer at Lanter Delivery Systems. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems from the University of Phoenix and an MBA from the University of Southern California. Mehta is well versed in emerging IT trends ensuring the airport is ready for continued industry challenges and changes.