Mike Battaglia is Vice President, Sales in the Global Automotive Division at J.D. Power. He is responsible for designing, developing and delivering both syndicated and proprietary research projects and performance improvement solutions for manufacturers and dealers.

Prior to joining J.D. Power in 2006, Mr. Battaglia spent six years with SmartDisk Corporation, a consumer electronics firm specializing in digital media and storage hardware, where he managed all sales activities throughout the western United States. Previously, he held various management positions at Covington Pike Toyota, including sales management, finance and business development. Earlier, he spent six years with Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. in numerous field management positions, including sales, distribution and training.

Mr. Battaglia earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Boston College.