Tim Yerdon



Tim Yerdon

Automotive Mobility Executive
Formally Visteon

Tim Yerdon

Tim Yerdon is an established innovation executive leveraging nearly 25 years of experience in engineering, marketing and communication.  As a thought leader in automotive mobility Yerdon fosters collaborative efforts with technology companies, industry partners and government agencies to advance growth beyond traditional automotive electronics into the future of connected and automated vehicles.

Tim Yerdon was most recently the Chief Marketing Executive at Visteon  Corporation, a $3.2B  global technology leader in vehicle cockpit electronics and connected car solutions, where he was responsible for all aspects of marketing  and communications. Previously he led a variety of functions in engineering at both Visteon and Ford Motor Company that included; industrial design, connected car, advanced electronics, advanced driver assistance systems, the InnovationWorks® organization and positions in manufacturing, product development, program management and racing.

Yerdon serves on the Consumer Technology Associations (CTA™) Board of Industry Leaders, is the chairman for the Society of Automotive Engineers - Connect2Car group, leads the MICHauto/Detroit Regional Chamber talent committee, and serves on the University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Industry Advisory Board. He has a master's degree in manufacturing systems from the University of Michigan and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering technology from Penn State University

Currently Tim is working with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to accelerate growth in southeast Michigan by matching the rapidly evolving start-up community to investors and the automotive eco-system.

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