POSTPONED TO FALL 2020 - Leadership Speaker Series: Jim Morgan

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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 5:30pm

POSTPONED TO FALL 2020

The Tauber Leadership Speaker Series presents:

Jim Morgan, Chief Operating Officer at Rivian, an electric vehicle manufacturer. Jim will share his current role and experiences in leading at Rivian. 

A specific amount of time will be open to the audience for questions.

PARTICIPANTS?  All Ross and Engineering students are welcome. RSVP here


Jim is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Rivian, an electric vehicle manufacturer on a mission to keep the world adventurous.  He also serves as senior advisor of the Lean Product and Process Development (LPPD) initiative at the Lean Enterprise Institute. Before joining Rivian and LEI, Jim spent more than ten years at Ford Motor Company, serving the last eight and a half years as Director, Global Body and SBU Engineering where he and his team contributed to the company’s historic, product-led revitalization. Prior to Ford, he was the Vice President at Troy Design and Manufacturing (TDM), an automotive supplier of engineering services, prototypes tools, and low volume parts and subassemblies. 

Jim holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Michigan where his original research into Product Development won two Shingo Prizes for Research Excellence.  In addition, he co-authored the award-winning book The Toyota Product Development System (2006) and Designing the Future (2018).  He has also authored or co-authored book chapters as well as articles on product development for the Sloan Management Review, The Engineering Management Journal, and other publications.

RSVP and QUESTIONS FOR SPEAKER: Please use this link > http://myumi.ch/r85lE

LISTEN TO WLEI LEAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE'S RECENT PODCAST TO HEAR HOW THEY ARE BRINGING THEIR VISION TO LIFE:

CAN'T ATTEND? In the event that this Tauber Leadership Speaker Series is recorded, it would be added to the Leadership Speaker Series post-session.

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HOSTED BY: Tauber Institute for Global Operations. For questions about this event, please contact Priti Singh (MSE 2020) pritis@umich.edu or visit tauber.umich.edu.

The Tauber Leadership Speaker Series is a student-organized initiative to bring in top leaders from industry to the University of Michigan. These high-level executives are invited to share insights on their own careers, the qualities needed in today's global economy for strong leadership, and tangible steps to achieve excellence in one's own career path.

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