John Deere

Since our founding in 1837, John Deere has delivered products and services to support those linked to the land.

Week of September 9, 2019

Guest Speaker: John Reid, Product Technology & Innovation Director


Dr. Reid has more than 30 years of highly accomplished technology leadership experience most recently serving as Director, Enterprise Product Innovation and Technology and Technical Fellow at John Deere. Dr. Reid is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is the Immediate Past Chair of the Innovation Research Interchange.

Over his 19 years at Deere, Dr. Reid was instrumental in the development and implementation of the enterprise innovation strategy and processes, driving enterprise capability building through product technology roadmaps that included, among other critical initiatives, the company’s strategy for automation and autonomous machine systems.

Prior to his tenure at Deere & Company, Dr. Reid was a professor at the University of Illinois for 14 years and he was recognized for his automation research contributions.

How to Prepare for the 2019 John Deere T&M Seminar Talk

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