Brian Daugherty is the Chief Technology Officer for the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association. Before joining MEMA, Daugherty was the Director of Global Intellectual Property for Visteon Corporation. At Visteon, he managed intellectual property and advanced development programs, including advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems (V2X). Prior to that, Daugherty was Visteon’s Director of Global Advanced Development. During his 16-year tenure, Daugherty was also responsible for blind spot detection (BSD) systems for Honda and Chrysler and led the team that developed a FlexRay-based, failsafe steer-by-wire system for GM’s Chevrolet Sequel.
Prior to Visteon, Daugherty spent ten years at Ford Motor Company where he worked on robotics and advanced manufacturing as well as the development of electric power steering systems (EPS) and anti-lock braking systems (ABS).
He received a B.S. from the University of Texas at Austin and a M.S. from Stanford University, both in mechanical engineering, and has 8 patents.