TOM ALEXANDER: FORD SYNC SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

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TOM ALEXANDER: FORD SYNC SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


Tom Alexander, software developer, Information Technology SYNC Proof of Concept team

Tom Alexander is a software developer with Ford’s Information Technology SYNC Proof of Concept team. He joined the company in 2009, tasked with helping develop new software concepts for the SYNC® platform.

"I’ve always had a love of cars – especially the technology inside the cars," says Alexander, who grew up doing auto repairs in the garage with his dad. "When Ford introduced SYNC, that sent my interest in vehicle technology over the top.

"Now, I work for Ford on a team that thinks of new ideas for SYNC, codes them and demos them in a short period of time," adds Alexander. "It’s a really cool position."

A 2008 graduate of Michigan State University, Alexander holds a bachelor’s degree in Science and Computer Science from the College of Engineering.

Personal Insights and Fun Facts

  • A native of Casco, Mich., Tom recently purchased a home in Canton, Mich.
  • His garage is full of unpacked moving boxes, but hopefully one day it will house a new Ford Mustang
  • Tom plays the trumpet and is a huge fan of jazz music

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About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 176,000 employees and about 80 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and, until its sale, Volvo. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford’s products, please visit www.ford.com.

May 12, 2010

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