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James Sherman

SAE International

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SAE International



Mr. James Sherman has over 25 years of business development, project management and engineering experience with expertise in developing technology for aerospace, automotive, military, and consumer products. 

For the last seven years, Mr. Sherman’s has been developing technical conference programs for the automotive and aerospace communities.  He is the SAE International events focal point for electronics and aerospace applications and provides leadership in developing new programs for all mobility sectors.  He has also been a moderator and panelist at AUVSI EXPOnential, ITS World Congress, Consumer Electronics Show, and SEMA events.

Over nine years of Mr. Sherman’s experience has been in the area of ground vehicle power management and propulsion systems.  Mr. Sherman provided leadership for the team that delivered the Exportable Power Systems for a HMMWV, Paladin, and Stryker vehicles.  Mr. Sherman also provided technical leadership in developing a complete line of power management products for military vehicles.

Mr. Sherman provided technical leadership for the team that delivered the world’s first hybrid electric vehicle drive train for heavy duty applications (transit bus, class 5/6 truck, and military vehicles).  Mr. Sherman also managed a program to develop, build and integrate a comprehensive system test facility for commercial and military products, including individual component test, component integration test, system test, and verification/validation test.

Prior to working on ground vehicles, Mr. Sherman held a variety of engineering positions within the areas of systems, software and test equipment development of aerospace products, including the C-17, F-18, V-22, CFM-56 engine, SAAB 2000, T-700, and various R&D projects.

Mr. Sherman has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from Binghamton University.