Making a Lasting Impact in Automotive
Inforum industry groups bring together practitioners to collaborate on industry issues and share best and next practices. AutomotiveNEXT is a powerful network and supportive community for women in Automotive that inspires and empowers them to lean in, achieve their full potential, and make a lasting impact in the industry.
AutomotiveNEXT aims to close the talent gap and strengthen the talent pipeline for automotive through three primary areas of focus:
- positioning and promoting women thought leaders;
- developing and inspiring rising leaders through volunteer and leadership development opportunities; and
- sharing best practices for attracting, developing and retaining female talent.
Chris Garramone – co-chair
Toyota North America
Marlo Vitous, co-chair
Head of Global Supply and Supply Chain North America
Vice President, NAPIC & Executive Lead of Diversity and Inclusion
Director of Marketing NA
SVP, Global Technology, Strategy & Marketing, Automotive & Industrial
Consultant, Global Industrial, Automotive, and Leadership Advisory Practice
NA HR director
Vice president, materials management
Chief Engineer, Hardware Integration & Product Development
Ford Motor Co.
Global Strategy Manager
Director, Product and Solutions Marketing
Wind River Systems
Chief Executive Officer
Quality Metalcraft & Experi-Metal
Vice President Corporate Logistics North America
Robert Bosch LLC
Christi Kann Youngberg
Partner, Assurance Services
Vice President, PMO and Actuator Engineering
Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
General Motors Co.
Vice President, Marketing
Vice President, Finance, Global Surface Materials
Ford global account director
Vitesco North America
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