Jim Vurpillat

Jim Vurpillat

Jim Vurpillat, is Marketing Director for Automotive and Aerospace at Stratasys. In this role, Jim is responsible for marketing messaging, customer segmentation, content development and bringing customer insights to application development for the business unit. Jim joined Stratasys in September of 2015 after a long career in the automotive industry with General Motors where he served most recently as Director of Global Marketing for their Cadillac division since 2004. In this role, Jim was responsible for brand positioning, launch planning, pricing development, and financial performance for Cadillac. He was also responsible for the development of the brand in targeted markets such as China, Russia, and the Middle East. Jim has a bachelor-of-science degree in marketing and MBA from the University of Dayton, Ohio. He is a native of Flossmoor, Illinois and resides now in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

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