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. Hindman 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 will lead the company’s Intelligent Solutions Group, the global network of technology/innovations centers, and the shared engineering function.
Working in both the Agriculture & Turf and Construction & Forestry divisions, Hindman brings more than 20 years of advance technology, artificial intelligence, product engineering, and manufacturing experience to the role. 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. Since then, he’s been in leadership roles such as 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 currently sits on the Industrial Advisory Council for Iowa State University’s College of Engineering.
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.