Breakfast & Briefing Speakers
Partner & Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group
Brian specializes in working with Automotive and Commercial Vehicle manufacturers and suppliers on a broad range of strategy, operations, and organizational topics. He is a member of the World Economic Forum initiative on Future of Urban and Autonomous Mobility and co-leads BCG's research and work in North America on the convergence of autonomous technologies, connectivity, electrification, and sharing.
Over the course of his career Brian has led dozens of large scale transformation and growth efforts where he has helped clients define the strategic agenda and build the capabilities needed to deliver step change growth and maximize shareholder return.
CEO & President, Meritor Inc.
Jay Craig is chief executive officer and president of Meritor, Inc. Previously, he was president and chief operating officer, with oversight of Meritor’s business segments – Commercial Truck & Industrial and Aftermarket & Trailer. He has been a member of the Meritor Board of Directors since April 2015.
Craig has also served as senior vice president and president of the Commercial Truck & Industrial segment, senior vice president and chief financial officer. Before joining Meritor, he held senior leadership positions at General Motors Acceptance Corporation and was an audit partner at Deloitte & Touche. Craig holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Michigan State University and a Master of Business Administration from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Navistar International Corporation
Persio V. Lisboa was most recently named EVP & COO in March, 2017. He leads the continuous improvement of Navistar's operations, global and sales functions. He reports to Troy A. Clarke, chairman, president and CEO.
Prior to this, he served as President, Operations, for Navistar, which produces commercial and military trucks, diesel engines, and school and commercial buses. Lisboa was accountable for manufacturing, product development, procurement, and supply chain operations as well as the enterprise deployment of lean operating principles at Navistar. He was also accountable for all Navistar global operations including MWM and IIAA, the company’s South American engine and truck subsidiaries, and Navistar’s operations in the Asia/Pacific region including JNC, Navistar’s joint venture with JAC Motors in China.
Previously, Lisboa served as Navistar’s Chief Procurement Officer, responsible for the development and implementation of the company’s procurement and supply chain strategies globally.
Lisboa joined the company in 1988 in the marketing area of Maxion International Motores Brasil. He moved to the United States in 2005 and served as Vice President and General Manager of the Inline Business Unit and subsequently divisional Purchasing and Logistics Vice President of Navistar’s Engine Group.
Prior to his roles in the United States, Lisboa had several other leadership positions in South America such as President of the Argentina subsidiary and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Engine Group in Brazil.
Lisboa serves on the board of directors of the National Association of Manufactures. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a marketing specialization from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo.
Chief Tecnhology & Procurement Officer, Ryder Fleet Management Solutions
As Ryder Fleet Management Solutions’ Chief Technology & Procurement Officer, Scott Perry leads Ryder’s Global Vehicle Supplier Relationship Management, Strategic Service Vendor Network Development, Telematics & Connected Vehicle Strategy teams, and the Advanced Energy and Technologies teams. Within this portfolio he carries direct responsibility for developing and deploying Ryder’s Energy Management strategy which includes the company’s growing portfolio of emerging technology solutions as well as extending Ryder’s leadership position in the advanced fuels vehicle industry. Mr. Perry holds an MBA from the University of Tennessee and has over 25 years of experience in vehicle maintenance operations, logistics and distribution management, carrier and transportation management, and warehouse operations. He serves on the executive committee of the board of directors for the Florida Trucking Association (FTA), is currently chairman of the board of Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), chairman of the board of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), and finally, serves on the Executive Committee and acts as vice-chairman of the board for NGVA (Natural Gas Vehicles for America).
Executive Director, NACFE
Mike has worked in the commercial vehicle industry for over 30 years, is the Executive Director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and leads the Trucking Efficiency Operations for the Carbon War Room. Mike’s specialty is brokering green truck collaborative technologies into the real world at scale. He has a Bachelors of Science in Engineering from the Ohio State University and a Masters in Organizational Leadership from the Indiana Institute of Technology. Mike currently serves on the second National Academy of Sciences Committee on Technologies and Approaches for Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles, is a Department of Energy Merit Reviewer for the SuperTruck programs and served as Chairman of the Board for the Truck Manufacturers Association. He understands the customers, operations and intricacies of the commercial vehicle industry having held various positions in product development, engineering, reliability and quality, sales, materials and plant management with Navistar and Behr/Cummins.