April 12-14, 2016
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Jeremy KearneyGlobal Vehicle Systems Engineer
General Motors Jeremy Kearney, Global Vehicle Systems Engineer General Motors Company. Chair, Young Professional Strategic Leadership Council, SAE International. Jeremy Kearney is the Global Interior Vehicle Systems Engineer at General Motors. His responsibilities include understanding the customer needs and wants, help establish vehicle targets, represent interior engineering as the single voice to the program team, manage tradeoffs between mass, piece price, investment and others. Jeremy joined General Motors in 2007 and has held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility. This includes Engineering Process Lead, Engineering Specifications Analyst, Validation Engineer and Design Release Engineer. He recently returned from China where he spent a year as the Global Interior IRT Co-Chair working as the liaison between engineering and manufacturing. Jeremy is passionate about increasing the engagement, development and visibility of young professionals in the transportation industry. He does this by supporting SAE International as Chair of the Young Professional Strategic Leadership Council and being a member of the Convergence Strategic Leadership Council. Jeremy has been featured in publications such as the Automotive Engineering International magazine, General Motor's Sustainability report and DRIVEN: A Tribute to African American Achievement in the Automotive Industry. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Systems and Master's degree in Computational Science and Engineering from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. He has also earned his MBA from Michigan State University.