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ECE Professional Development

Amit Singhi

ECE alumnus Amit Singhi will share his experience from his time in ECE and explain how ECE provides you with the foundation you need to secure a great job post-graduation!
Pizza and beverages provided
Amit Singhi is the Chief Operating & Financial Officer of the Piston Group, with responsibility for operating and financial matters at all of the Piston Group's four companies.

Piston Group companies, including Piston Automotive, Irvin Automotive and Detroit Thermal Systems, design, engineer, assemble and manufacture a wide variety of automotive parts and systems. AIREA is an office design studio and furniture dealer. In total, the Piston Group has more than 9,500 employees at 20 facilities in North America with annual sales of more than $1.7 billion. It ranks among the top five privately-owned auto suppliers in southeastern Michigan and its customers include Delta Airlines, FCA US, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Nissan, Southwest Airlines, Toyota and ZF.

Amit most recently was the Chief Financial Officer at FLIR Systems, leading all Finance and I.T. functions from 2015 to 2017. FLIR Systems is a $4.5 Billion mid-cap technology public company, a component of the S&P 500 index that designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes sensor systems that enhance perception and awareness.

Prior to joining FLIR, Mr. Singhi was an employee of Ford Motor Company from 1994 to 2015. During his tenure at Ford, he held financial management positions of increasing responsibility in a wide range of operating areas, including new product development, engineering, purchasing, supply chain, manufacturing, marketing, sales & service, and corporate staffs. Mr. Singhi was the Chief Financial Officer of Ford South America, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from 2012 to 2015.

Prior to joining Ford, Mr. Singhi was an engineer at General Motors R&D Center from 1989 to 1994, where he held several engineering & operational roles involved with development of advanced navigation systems, product planning, and manufacturing consulting.

He holds an MBA in Finance and Corporate Strategy and an MS in Electrical Engineering Systems from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a Bachelors of Technology in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.


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