BIO: John Tintinalli
As Global Product Group Director for Ground Vehicles at SAE International, John is responsible for the growth and development of SAE’s automotive and commercial vehicle activity. In this role he works closely with OEMs, suppliers and researchers in the U.S. and abroad, building an authoritative network of knowledge solutions to further the advancement of the mobility industry. John joined SAE in January of 2016 after two decades of management, consulting and software development in the automotive and healthcare sectors. A native of Detroit, he returned to his home town prior to joining SAE after years working in different cities across the U.S. and Latin America. To this day you are just as likely to run into him in Silicon Valley where he hosts the monthly “Innovations in Mobility” meetup group as you are in the Motor City. Much of his focus centers around paving the way for automated and connected vehicles by promoting the timely development of standards and testing scenarios. John holds a B.S. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and an M.B.A from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.