Mike Tinskey is the manager of Ford Sustainability activities, focused on electric vehicles and infrastructure. He strives to develop and implement new business models, products and partnerships to clear the way for Ford plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles globally.
Join Mike here at 1:30 p.m. EST for a live chat on Wednesday, March 31.
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Prior to this role, Mike led the product planning and program management activities globally for hybrid vehicles. He was responsible for developing and implementing the electric vehicle strategy for Ford that was publicly announced in January 2009.
Mike has held a variety of leadership positions in engineering, business development and finance activities over his career with Ford that began in 1991. A common thread in the majority of these roles is he was responsible for identifying and implementing game-changing technologies and new business models – and developing strategies and partnerships to implement them.
Mike holds a bachelors and masters degree in electrical engineering. He has also received an MBA in finance from the University of Michigan. He holds three global patents in fuel systems.