Lea Smith

Severna Park, Maryland

Director, Head of Design, LEAR Corporation

Experience at:
Mercedes-Benz technology, MBtech NA LLC, MBtech DesignCenter, MBtech GmbH, KNAUS & Tabbert Group

I am happy to answer questions about a job, research product, etc. with a 15-minute emailed response

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    Automotive Seating
    Autonomous Vehicle Design
    Business Startups & Development
    Certified Business Trainer
    Design Thinking & Studio Processes
    Interior & Product Design
    International Business Development
    Luxury Brand Management
    Organizational Leadership & Development
    Project Mgmt. & PM Training

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    Where I've Worked

    Oct 2015 – Present

    Director, Head of Design

    LEAR Corporation

    Jul 2014 – Sep 2015

    Senior Regional Director

    Mercedes-Benz technology, MBtech NA LLC

    Jan 2009 – Jun 2014

    Managing Director

    MBtech DesignCenter, MBtech GmbH

    Jun 2006 – 2008

    Managing Director

    KNAUS & Tabbert Group
    Where I've Studied

    Masters, Engineering / Architecture

    University of Trier


    Bachelors, Project & Program Management

    GPM N?rnberg, Germany


    Bachelors, Business Trainer

    Steinbeis Hochschule Berlin

    Masters, Product Design

    Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (formerly Danmarks Design Skole)

    Business Development Expert for Advanced Engineering & Design

    BUSINESS LEADERSHIP, R&D DEVELOPMENT Widely Recognized and internationally awarded Business leader, specialized in Business Start Up’s and account development, across multiple industries and consulting services. CUSTOMER & MARKET AWARENESS


    Architecture & Interior Design

    Engineering Management

    Industrial Engineering

    Construction & Real Estate

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