Jahmy Hindman

Jahmy J. Hindman
Chief Technology Officer
Deere & Company

Jahmy Hindman is Chief Technology Officer of Deere & Company, a position he has held since July 2020. He is responsible for building Deere’s “tech stack,” the company’s intuitive end-to-end equipment solution made up of hardware and devices, embedded software, connectivity, data platforms, and applications. He leads the company’s Intelligent Solutions Group, its global network of technology/innovations centers, and the shared engineering function.

Under Hindman’s leadership, John Deere was named a CES® 2022 Innovation Awards Best of Innovation honoree in the Robotics and Vehicle Intelligence & Transportation categories. The company was also awarded eight AE50 Awards for innovative product engineering from ASABE. Through the innovations in Hindman’s organization, John Deere is helping customers be more productive, more profitable, and do their jobs in more sustainable ways.

Working in both the Agriculture & Turf and Construction & Forestry divisions, Hindman has more than 25 years of advanced technology, artificial intelligence, product engineering, and manufacturing experience. Most recently, he led the engineering team for Deere’s flagship tractor product line.

Hindman joined John Deere in 1996 as a test engineer working on backhoes and crawlers. Subsequent leadership roles included Global Manager, Architectures, Systems and Modules; platform architect for the tractor product lines; Manager, Large Tractor Chassis; general manager and engineering manager at Deere’s construction-equipment factory in Tianjin, China; and product marketing manager and engineering supervisor for four-wheel-drive construction loaders.

Hindman holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Iowa State University as well as master’s and doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. His doctorate focused on the application of artificial neural networks in heavy-equipment applications. He sits on the Industrial Advisory Council for Iowa State University’s College of Engineering and leads the Technology Leadership and Strategy Initiative for the U.S. Council on Competitiveness.

Deere & Company (JohnDeere.com) is a world leader in providing advanced products, technology, and services for customers whose work is revolutionizing agriculture and construction — those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich, and build upon the land to meet the world’s increasing need for food, fuel, shelter, and infrastructure.