Carlos Briganti is the Managing Director of South America for Power Systems Research. Prior to joining Power Systems Research in 2012, Carlos has held several senior positions in the automotive and auto parts industry internationally. He was President and General Manager of Eaton Corp – Truck Transmissions, Latin America, and General Manager of Eaton Transmissions, Europe and Japan. Carlos has also been an active Board member of the ABM - Metallurgy Brazilian Association, member of Consulting Board of SAE -Society of Automotive Engineers, Brazil; as well he spent several years as a member of General Motors South America Supplier Council and Sindipecas – Brazilian Autoparts Association. Carlos holds a Bachelor’s degree in Material Engineering from the Universidade Federal of Sao Carlos and a Master’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Escola Politecnica, Universidade Sao Paulo.