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Global Trends and Futuring
Ford Motor Company
Sheryl has served as the Global Consumer Trends and Futuring Manager for Ford Motor Company for seven years.
job is to identify and track trends in social, technological, economic, environmental and political arenas in an attempt to understand and anticipate shifts in consumer values, attitudes or behaviors.
work supports and informs design, product development, strategy, business and marketing functions.
Prior to joining the trends team, Sheryl
held a variety of field assignments interfacing with Ford's
Before working for Ford she practiced law for a small civil litigation.
She holds a Bachelors degree in Finance, a Masters in Business Administration, and a Juris Doctorate.
She has been a guest lecturer at Massachusetts Institute for Technology, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI and Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA.
viewpoints and opinions have been published in the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and CNN