Michael J. Bly, Executive Director, Group Global Functional Leader, Global Electrical Systems, Infotainment & Electrification, General Motors Company
Micky Bly is Executive Director, Group Global Functional Leader of Vehicle Engineering's Electrical Systems, Infotainment and Electrification for General Motors. Named to this position in June of 2010, Bly oversees the company's design and development of traditional electrical and infotainment systems, OnStar engineering, hybrid and electric vehicles; which includes the Chevrolet Volt's vehicle integration and advanced battery development. In his 20 years at GM, Bly has worked on various powertrain programs in the United States, England and Germany. Bly is GM's key executive for the Georgia Institute of Technology and serves as a member of the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board. He is Co-Director of the General Motors/ University of Michigan Advanced Battery Coalition for Drivetrains, which is a joint research program focused on spanning the gap between battery material synthesis and vehicle controls integration while developing the next generation of battery engineers. Bly is the former co-executive GM lead for EcoCAR, one of North America's premier college automotive engineering competitions that is sponsored by GM and the U.S. Department of Energy.