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Ryan Mitchell

Ryan Mitchell

Engineering Chief of Staff, Caterpillar Earthmoving Division

Ryan has worked at Caterpillar for nearly 20 years with roles in machine and component engineering design, test and development, and manufacturing engineering. He has had the opportunity to work in six different facilities across Caterpillar, living on three different continents, touching most of the products in the broad Caterpillar product line.  He is currently the Engineering Chief of Staff for the Earthmoving division of Caterpillarwith responsibility for transforming product development using Lean Product and Process Development principles. 

Ryan has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in Economics from Purdue.