Full Name
Bertrand Rakoto
Job Title
Senior Engagement Manager
Speaker Bio
Bertrand is Senior Engagement Manager, Global Automotive Practice Leader at Ducker Carlisle where he/she leads automotive projects and specializes in automotive technology trends. Bertrand holds an MBA in tactical and strategic marketing from Cleveland State University and a master’s degree in management from Clermont Graduate School of Management. He has 23 years of experience in the automotive industry working with OEMs, Tier Suppliers and Market Research firms and led critical market assessments and growth strategy projects at Ducker Carlisle for almost 4 years. Clients value Bertrand capabilities in automotive trend analysis, technology perspectives where he has provided critical actionable insights to feed complex decision-making processes.

Bertrand is currently President of the French American Chamber of Commerce Michigan Chapter and an active member of Society of Automotive Analysts and the Society of Automotive Engineers. Bertrand has authored a book on organizational transformations in the automotive industry and publishes a weekly column on the economic, industrial, and technological challenges faced by the automotive industry for Autoactu.com.
Bertrand Rakoto