Boris Shulkin was named Vice President for Magna International’s Corporate Engineering and Research & Development group in January 2014. In this role, Shulkin is responsible for technology incubation and product strategy, technical due diligence and intellectual property assessment of new technologies and high-tech startups. Shulkin has more than 21 years of experience in the automotive industry. He began his career in the auto industry in 1995 as a simulation engineer and through an acquisition joined Magna in 2003. Shulkin holds doctoral and graduate degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Applied Statistics. Shulkin also holds multiple patents related to manufacturing and process design. He resides in West Bloomfield, Michigan. He and his wife have four children.