Dr. Eugene Greenstein was an Adjunct Professor in the University of Detroit Mercy’s Business Turnaround Management Program where he has taught courses in Lean Management and Corporate Restructuring 2007-2009. As an Adjunct Professor at U of M Dearborn he taught Engineering Management between 2006 and 2008.
Dr. Greenstein retired from Ford/Visteon at the end of March 2005 after 27 years of service. His last position was that of Director of Engineering/IT Integration. Over the course of his career he was responsible, globally, for Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) and the building of Knowledge Based Engineering Tools in Ford/Visteon global operations. He developed the first Virtual Factory at Visteon and was the promoter of a global collaborative infrastructure for simultaneous engineering, which resulted in Visteon’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) initiative. He successfully implemented a Learning Organization Environment within Visteon’s Global CAD/CAE Operations. Responsibilities also included Global Test Operations in the Automotive Components Division.
Prior to his Visteon experience, Dr. Greenstein was an Executive Engineer responsible for the development of the Electronics Division’s Product Development Process. He also managed Supplier Quality Assurance, Electronics Components Engineering and Advance Manufacturing for Electronics.
In all his positions, he has leveraged his strong technical/business background to resolve product quality problems and drive business processes by focusing on the customer.
Prior to joining Ford, Euge was a Senior Research Engineer at General Motor Research Laboratories doing semiconductor R&D. He was one of the founders of the Dual Ladder Program at Ford and was actively involved with its management for 17 years. He received the AIAG Outstanding Achievement Award in 2004 for his efforts as Chairman of the Collaborative Engineering and Product Data Steering Committee.
BSEE /MSEE Case Institute of Technology
PH.D. Case Western Reserve University
MBA (Finance), Wayne State University
Learning Org Core Competency Course, MIT