Jayanthi (Jay) Iyengar

Senior VP Chief Innovation & Technology Officer, Xylem

Biography

Jayanthi (Jay) Iyengar joined Xylem in 2015 and is responsible for leading the Company’s global R&D, technology and innovation activities as well as evaluating the technological landscape and accelerating the Company’s customer-driven innovation agenda. 

Prior to her current role, Ms. Iyengar served as Group Vice President, Engineering and Technology and Chief Technology Officer for the Eaton Corporations’ Aerospace Group.  Previously, she held a series of increasingly responsible leadership roles over 15 years at Chrysler Group, including Global Director, Electrified Powertrain and Senior Manager and Chief Engineer, Hybrid Development Center. 

Ms. Iyengar received a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mysore University in Karnataka, India, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.   She has also served on the board of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers) Vehicular Technology Society.​