Craig Carlson

Mr. Craig Carlson

CEO & Managing Director, The Carlson Group LLC


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Council Member Biography

Craig Carlson is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at The Carlson Group, an automotive technology and innovation consulting firm in Massachusetts, where he has worked since 2003. The organization focuses on automotive product development and innovation, intellectual property, electronic systems and safety related technologies. The Carlson Group also has extensive regulatory affairs experience at both the United States (CFR) and international levels. Mr. Carlson held senior positions at Arthur D. Little and General Motors Corporation. While at ADL, he was the Managing Director of Corporate Development, Director of Technology Licensing and Director in the Automotive Practice. Mr. Carlson started his career at General Motors Corporation as District Sales Manager. He holds four patents in the areas of inertial measurement and wireless communications. Additionally, Mr. Carlson is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and a lead mentor at the MIT Venture Mentor Service. He is also an Independent Director at Micromem Technologies. (This is me - Update Profile)


Employment History

2003 - Unspecified
CEO & Managing Director, The Carlson Group LLC
1990 - 2003
SVP , ARTHUR D. LITTLE, INC.
1977 - 1990
Senior Sales and Technical Positions, GENERAL MOTORS COMPANY