About NxGen Rail
NXGEN RAIL LEADERSHIP
Chief Executive Officer
Jeff Walsh is CEO of Sasser Family Companies, a fourth generation, family-held transportation asset services and management company with roots dating to 1928. Sasser Family Companies subsidiary businesses include Chicago Freight Car Leasing, Union Leasing, CF Rail Services, NxGen Rail Services, Express 4X4 Truck Rental, and Xcēd Aviation. A California native, Jeff is the first non-family CEO of Sasser Family Companies. He is widely known, admired, and respected throughout the rail industry as a visionary leader. Jeff is inspired by coaching legends such as John Wooden and Phil Jackson and a champion of an employee-driven, opportunity-based culture in which employees are empowered to leave their mark for the good of the business.
Managing Director, NxGen Rail Services
Robert has nearly 30 years of experience in the railway industry. He is specialized in the development and implementation of innovative systems and state-of-the-art technological solutions for both track and vehicle fault detection and maintenance planning. He managed the construction and supply of many wayside inspection systems for the Spanish High Speed Network, as well as providing track inspection services and equipment for both the high speed and the conventional networks. Since 2011 he has pioneered the introduction of line speed real time machine vision systems in the US, and more recently added Geometry and Ground Penetrating Radar solutions to provide a holistic view of the infrastructure for maintenance planners.