Damian Barnett, Elektrobit

Director Americas, Elektrobit

Damian Barnett is Director, Americas, Elektrobit (EB), a position he has held since June 2013, with overall responsibility for the company’s Farmington Hills, Mich. operations.

Barnett joined Elektrobit Automotive GmbH, in Erlangen, Germany as a software developer in 1997. After becoming a project manager in 2003, he was promoted to team manager in 2004, where he led a team of 25 people focusing on embedded software development.

He moved to the United States from Germany in 2010, as Engineering Manager, Infotainment, where he successfully grew the engineering team at the company’s Michigan facility.

A native of Mildenhall, England, Barnett moved to Germany in 1983 and holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Georg-Simon Ohm Polytechnical University, Nuremberg.