Diarmuid B. O’Connell

Diarmuid B. O’Connell is the chief strategy officer at Fair. He spent 11 years at Tesla, most recently as vice president of business development. One of the longest-serving executives at the automaker, he also served as chief of staff to the assistant secretary of state for political military affairs in the U.S. Department of State. He also held management positions with Accenture, Young & Rubicam, and McCann-Erickson. 

A graduate of Dartmouth College, Mr. O’Connell earned master’s degrees in business administration from the Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and international relations from the University of Virginia. He is a member of the board of directors of Albemarle Corp. and serves on Dana’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, as well as the Compensation Committee.