Senior Technical Advisor, Engineering Dvision DENSO International America
Doug Patton is currently Senior Technical Advisor of Engineering; and until recently, was Executive Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technical Officer of DENSO International America, Inc. (DIAM), and senior director of DENSO Corp. Located at DENSO’s North American headquarters in Southfield, Michigan, he oversaw all North American product engineering and development, campus facilities and operations including all testing and technical services, and Engineering Administration. He was responsible for climate control, engine components, and systems and components, engine electrical, safety products, cluster, in-vehicle-infotainment (IVI) and body electronics and small motor engineering.
Patton earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in 1977 and a Master of Business Administration degree in 1984, both from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.
He serves as president of the DENSO Foundation Board, is on the Board of Directors for the Engineering Society of Detroit (currently president), and is also a member of SAE International, where he was the 2017 president and a member of their Board of Directors. He is also an Engineering Society of Detroit Fellow.
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