President, Director at SAE International
Jeff Hemphill was appointed as President in January of 2021. Jeff Hemphill is also Chief Technical Officer of the Schaeffler America. He is responsible for new product development, analysis and testing of transmission, engine, chassis, and industrial components and systems for conventional and hybrid vehicles as well as consumer products and industrial machine products. A member of SAE International since 1998, Mr. Hemphill has a BSME from The University of Akron, which he earned while working as a machinist and cooperative education student. He also earned an Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation from MIT which has proven useful in leading innovation efforts for the Schaeffler Americas. His product development experience covers 30 years and includes manufacturing engineering, product design, testing, and vehicle development experience. Mr. Hemphill has more than 70 patents filed or issued.