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Joanne Leddy
Program Manager – Infotainment and Displays at General Motors


Joanne Leddy is an Engineering Group Manager in Program Management for the Infotainment and Displays organization at General Motors. She has responsibility for the infotainment strategy across the Cadillac brand and is the Program Manager for the Cadillac Escalade.  Joanne’s team has the additional responsibility for the execution and implementation of numerous other infotainment systems in the GM portfolio. 

Previously, Joanne was the Program Manager for the Cadillac Design Studio.  In that role, she had responsibility for the development and release of all deliverables relating to both Interior and Exterior styling.  She also held the role of Cadillac Chief of Staff for Design Program Management supporting both Design Leadership and Cadillac Marketing with the management of the Cadillac portfolio.

Joanne arrived at General Motors in 1987 and has held various engineering and management positions.  The first 28 years of her career was spent at the Design Center.  Joanne’s experience includes: Design Facilities Project Manager, Design Studio Release Scheduling Manager, Business Planner/Lean Engineering Coordinator, Supervisor Business Manager/Planning, Program Manager for Lambda Studio, Program Manager for Hummer Studio, Program Manager for Cadillac Studio. During her career at General Motors, she has been recognized with the following awards:  North America Design & Engineering Award of Excellence, President’s Council Honors, Chairman’s Honors Award, General Motors Technical Center Award of Excellence, and the Core Value “You Make a Difference” Award. Joanne moved to the Infotainment and Displays organization in 2015 to serve as the Program Manager for the new 2021 Cadillac Escalade infotainment system. 

Agenda Sessions

  • Blending Luxury and Technology in the 2021 Cadillac Escalade Interior