Alicia Davis is the Chief Strategy Officer of Lear Corporation, a global automotive technology leader in seating, electronics and electrical systems.
In this role, Davis leads Lear’s central strategy organization, which, in partnership with the executive team, develops and drives the Company’s global strategy, advances enterprise-wide Industry 4.0 initiatives, and identifies and executes value-enhancing M&A transactions, strategic partnerships, and early-stage automotive technology investments.
Before joining Lear in August 2018 to lead Investor Relations, Davis was a corporate law professor and the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives at the University of Michigan Law School, where she continues to hold a dry appointment as a tenured professor. Her professional experience also includes time as a corporate lawyer at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs & Co.
Davis is a member of the Board of Directors of the Student Advocacy Center of Michigan and, through American Corporate Partners, serves as a volunteer mentor to veterans seeking roles in the private sector.
Davis has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Florida A&M University, a Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School, and a MBA from Harvard Business School.