Senior Technical Advisor
DENSO International America, Inc.
Doug Patton is currently Sr. Technical Advisor of Engineering which includes supporting program and technology development/integration into DENSO operations. In addition, he is establishing overall operational security protocols and procedures, from both facilities and product perspective. His previous responsibilities as Executive Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technical Officer of DENSO International America, Inc. (DIAM), and Senior Director of DENSO Corporation, provide the experience necessary to share both internal and external insights for the company’s future activates.
Located at DENSO’s North American headquarters in Southfield, Michigan, the engineering organization includes climate control, engine and systems components, engine electrical, safety products, cluster, in-vehicle-infotainment (IVI), body electronics, small motor engineering and North American research activates.
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 Board member of SAE International, where he was the 2017 president. He is also an Engineering Society of Detroit Fellow.