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Executive Director, Strategy and Research


Mike A. Jackson

Phone: 248.430.5954


Mike Jackson is the executive director, strategy and research at OESA. In this role, Mr. Jackson leads the association’s data compilation and analytics, identifies and researches industry trends, produces relevant analysis, and represents OESA at various speaking engagements as a subject matter expert regarding economic and related industry trends and analysis.

Mr. Jackson has more than 20 years of progressive experience in strategic planning, market forecasting and management consulting. Most recently, Jackson directed the vehicle production forecasting practice in North America at IHS Markit where he was responsible for sharing trusted insight and fostering enduring relationships across a diverse global client base of automakers, suppliers and stakeholders.

Prior, he served as director, vehicle production forecasting and senior manager, vehicle production forecasting at CSM Worldwide which was acquired by IHS in 2010. Mr. Jackson has also held senior market strategist positions at Alcoa Fujikura, Ltd (AFL) Automotive, Faurecia and Sommer Allibert.

Mr. Jackson holds a bachelor of science in business, management strategy from Eastern Michigan University and a master of business administration in international business from Wayne State University. Jackson gained vital international industry experience during a multi-year stay, living and working in Germany, developing language fluency.



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