VP Automotive Nominee: Jeff Hemphill
Chief Technical Officer
Jeff Hemphill is Chief Technical Officer of the Schaeffler Group in North America. He is responsible for new product development, analysis and testing of transmission, engine, chassis, and industrial components and systems for conventional and hybrid vehicles as well as consumer products and industrial machine products.
Mr. Hemphill has a BSME from The University of Akron, which he earned while working as a machinist and cooperative education student. He also earned an Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation from MIT which has proven useful in leading innovation efforts for the Schaeffler Group in NA. His product development experience covers 25 years and includes manufacturing engineering, product design, testing, and vehicle development experience.
Mr. Hemphill has more than 70 patents filed or issued.