Eric Gierahn is a Senior Engineering Group Manager with General Motors who leads a team of experts in material and vendor tooling costs for Advanced technologies.  Eric’s team focuses on Autonomous Enabling Technologies, Battery and ICE Propulsion systems, Electrical and Infotainment along with Additive Manufacturing and “Innovation” projects and processes.  Eric’s team also had depth talent in Semiconductors and Embedded Software.  This work supports product programs across the Vehicle Development Process and drives a design to cost focus across the organization.

Prior to joining GM, Eric was Director of Strategy at Meritor.  He also has automotive Strategy & Operations consulting experience with Kearney, and was an engineering manager at Vansco Electronics.  Eric holds an MBA from the University of Illinois, and a BS in Engineering from Bradley University.