John Wilson

Director of Automotive


John Wilson is Automotive Enterprise Sales Director of S&P 500 company ANSYS, a global leader in engineering simulation.  At ANSYS, John enjoys being part of the ecosystem of innovative technologies used in autonomous driving, electrified powertrains and functional safety. Prior to ANSYS, John was the Automotive Sales Director at National Instruments leading their hardware-in-the-loop and simulation go-to-market teams. Throughout his 25 year career, John has also been part of Motorola, Motorola Semiconductor and helped found the Mechatronics Graduate program at Lawrence Technological University. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Materials and Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University and his Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University.