Board of Directors
Diarmuid B. O’Connell
Former Vice President of Tesla, Inc.
Diarmuid B. O’Connell is the former vice president of business development and was a member of the executive team at Tesla from 2006 to 2017. He also served as chief of staff to the assistant secretary of state for political military affairs in the U.S. Department of State. Mr. O’Connell has 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 currently a member of the board of directors of Albemarle Corporation and The Mobility House GmbH.
Mr. O’Connell is chair of Dana’s Technology and Sustainability Committee and also serves on the Audit Committee.