Mr. Soman is a veteran of product development and commercialization for 23 years including the last 16 years in the automotive industry. After spending 7 years in product development in the integrated systems/robotics industry in California, Mr. Soman moved to the automotive sector as an engineer and eventually as a Director of Engineering for JCI/Plastech; a production Tier I supplier of automotive interiors.
His product development and commercializing innovation have been the foundation on which Mr. Soman has built his expertise in business development and organizational leadership.
Mr. Soman graduated from California State Polytechnic University (Cal Poly) with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was also selected for and successfully completed the Leadership Development Program at JCI.