Alan Berger - Chairperson

Alan Berger
SAE ITC Board Chairperson
Alan Berger

Alan Berger has over 25 years of international product development experience in the off-highway vehicle industry, much of which he gained through roles of increasing importance with Volvo Construction Equipment culminating in the role of Senior Vice President, Technology followed by Chief Technology Officer at CNH Industrial.

Mr. Berger joined Case Corporation in 1996 as Chief Engineer for Case Construction. This was followed by a series of roles from 2002 – 2005 with companies including Applied Materials and American Standard Companies. From 2005 – 2015 he served in Vice President roles at Ingersoll Rand and Volvo Construction Equipment responsible for Global Engineering, Product Portfolio Development, Advanced Engineering and Product Platforms. In 2016, he was named Senior Vice President of Technology with Volvo Construction Equipment.

In September 2016, Mr. Berger re-joined CNH Industrial in the role of Chief Technical Officer, Agricultural Equipment Products, with successive increases in responsibility, culminating in the role of Chief Technical Officer for the entire group. Mr. Berger left CNHi in late 2019 and is currently advising industrial businesses on digital transformation, product strategy, development processes and leadership.

Mr. Berger holds an MBA from J.L Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA; together with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Applied Mathematics and a Master's of Science in Electrical Engineering, both from Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, USA. He holds 21 U.S. patents.