Joseph L.

Product Development | Strategy | Automotives


16+ years of experience in the automotive industry. Specialize in product development, strategy and project management.

  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • Energy & Utilities


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Advisory Board Member

Zeta Energy
3 years
Current position
Dec 2019 - Present
Zeta Energy was founded in 2014 to develop and commercialize safe rechargeable batteries that are higher performing, lower cost and sustainably manufactured. Zeta's management team coll...see more

CEO and Chairman

Applied Material Science Solutions GmbH
3 years
Current position
May 2019 - Present
Applied Materials , Inc. is the global leader in materials engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic (PV), etc.

ETH Sabbatical in Multifunctional Carbon-Composites (CAS Advanced Materials and Process)

ETH Zurich | School for Continuing Education
3 months
Apr 2019 - Jul 2019
Multifunctional Carbon Fiber Composites: Structural Batteries

Global Director of Material Science - Exteriors

Magna International
2 years
May 2017 - Apr 2019
After over 16 exciting and enjoyable years at Magna, the time has come for me to enter into a New Chapter of my Professional Life! Sincere thanks to all the folks at Magna for their hel...see more

Director Advanced Engineering

Magna International
14 years
Mar 2003 - May 2017
Magna International develops technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.

Director CEO Project Sales & Service

Bühler Group
2 years
Dec 2000 - Mar 2003
The Bühler Holding AG is a Swiss multinational plant equipment manufacturer based in Uzwil, Switzerland. It is known for plant and equipment and related services for processing foods an...see more

Director Plastics Development - Entire Vehicle

BMW Group
3 years
Apr 1998 - Nov 2000
Bayerische Motoren Werke, BMW for short, is a German company that manufactures automobiles and motorcycles . The company is based in Munich.

Director Advanced Acoutics Innovation Center

5 months
Oct 1997 - Mar 1998
Autoneum is an internationally active Swiss automotive supplier headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland. Autoneum is one of the leading manufacturers of vehicle acoustic and thermal i...see more

Director of Cable Compound Development

2 months
Jul 1997 - Sep 1997
HUBER+SUHNER, a global company headquartered in Switzerland, develops and manufactures components and system solutions for electrical and optical connectivity.

Senior Development Engineer

The Dow Chemical Company
18 years
Dec 1978 - Dec 1996
Senior Development Engineer at The Dow Chemical Company.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • Energy & Utilities


  • Business Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Management
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Six Sigma
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Negotiation
  • Product Development