Michael J. Amato was named vice president of Engineering Systems in May 2011. He reports to the chief information officer and executive vice president.
In this role, Amato oversees engineering efforts focused on automation systems, including those for the organization’s Automated Postal Centers and Integrated Retail Terminals. Additionally, Amato directs all engineering and acquisition support functions, including the design and development of new automation, and material handling systems.
Since being hired as a Maintenance Mechanic in 1985, Amato has worked on numerous postal automation programs specializing in letter mail automation and computer systems. He has managed the Technology Planning and Analysis, Equipment Requirements and Economic Analysis, and Software process groups within the Engineering organization. From May 2005 to May 2011, Amato served in the role of manager, Engineering Software Management.
Amato holds a bachelor’s degree in computer and information sciences from the University of Maryland University College. He also has Lean Six Sigma training at the Green Belt level.