Dana LowellDirector of Advanced Business Development at Faurecia’s xWorks
Dana has built his career on managing innovation and product development process's for successful commercial conversion. He has served in a variety of Innovation and Business Development roles at General Motors, Stanley/Black & Decker, Prince Automotive, as well as Johnson Controls before joining Faurecia in 2006. As Director of Advanced Business Development at Faurecia’s award winning xWorks Innovation Centers, Lowell is responsible for bringing new ideas to market and for identifying key partnership opportunities through open innovation models across a global network with facilities in Holland MI, Silicon Valley, Shanghai, and Munich. Dana Lowell is a graduate of Western Michigan University, where he received a B.B.S. degree in Business Management, subsequently earning an MBA from Oakland University.
Faurecia xWorks is a cross functional product & business incubator focusing on strategic innovation. xWorks employs a “lean” pre-development activity heavily focused on leveraging technology collaborations.
Primary focus is to develop an advantaged portfolio of consumer driven product solutions for the automotive market sector.