Mary T. Barra is Chair and Chief Executive Ofﬁcer of General Motors.
Under Barra’s leadership, GM envisions a world with zero crashes, to save lives; zero emissions, so future generations can inherit a healthier planet; and zero congestion, so customers get back a precious commodity – time.
Barra is focused on improving the customer experience and strengthening GM’s core vehicle and services business, while also working to lead the transformation of personal mobility through advanced technologies like connectivity, electriﬁcation and autonomous driving.
Prior to becoming CEO, Barra served as GM’s Executive Vice President, Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain since August 2013, and as Senior Vice President, Global Product Development since February 2011.
Barra is Chair of the Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive ofﬁcers of America’s leading companies. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Walt Disney Company, the Duke University Board of Trustees and the Detroit Economic Club. Additionally, she serves as the Chair and founding member of GM’s Inclusion Advisory Board.
Barra graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, followed by a MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.