Head of Electrification, Audi of America
Cody Thacker is head of electrification for Audi of America, leading the team whose mission is to ready the organization for electric vehicles and other emerging automotive trends. In this role, he and his team identify relevant technology and EV ecosystem partners, promote meaningful partnerships, and develop future business models and mobility offers for deployment within the Audi network. Thacker has worked at Audi of America since 2012, most recently as a senior manager for network development. He was also a dealer franchising manager and field operations specialist. Earlier in his career, Thacker was a judge advocate and company commander in the United States Marine Corps.