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Nigel Francis is the Senior Automotive Adviser to the State of Michigan, and the Senior Vice President, Automotive Industry Office, Michigan Economic Development Corporation. He is charged with developing, implementing, and executing a strategic plan to promote, retain, and grow Michigan’s automotive industry.

Nigel will be a featured speaker at Ann Arbor SPARK’s 2014 Annual Meeting on May 20th.

In his conversation with Paul Krutko, president and CEO of Ann Arbor SPARK, Nigel discusses the strategic plan for Michigan’s automotive industry, the key driving technologies Michigan needs to invest in, and how other states are competing for automotive industry jobs and technologies.

Listen to the podcast at this link