Kevin Lapham is Vice President of Software Strategy for the Industry Specific Business Units [ISBU] comprised of the Aerospace, Defense & Government, Semiconductor & Electronics, and Transportation Business Units of NI. He is responsible for identifying opportunities and accelerating the growth and predictability of Software sales.
Lapham joined NI in 2020 with more than three decades of global automotive experience at an OEM level. His background encompasses Engineering, Product Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain assignments with multiple OEMs. Prior to joining NI, Kevin led the creation and execution of a global Demand Planning organization at General Motors, responsible for the digital transformation and process development of setting capacity rates for all manufacturing and supplier locations to meet production lifecycle needs worldwide.
Kevin has been awarded several mechanical design US Patents, is a published SAE author, and led the development of several marketing firsts for both vehicle safety and customer-facing features. His undergraduate work was completed at Northwood University, along with graduate studies at Central Michigan University with distinction.