Michele Kaiser

Credentials: ME, MBA

Position title: John Deere Portfolio Manager


Michele is the Portfolio Manager for John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group. She leads the ISG Portfolio team, strategy and processes to ensure that Tech Stack research and development resources are deployed against top enterprise objectives. 

She has held management positions at John Deere since 2011, including program manager, SQE manager, assembly business unit manager, and business development manager. Prior to John Deere, Michele worked in product engineering at Behr, including a position in Stuttgart, Germany. She started her career at Cummins. 

Michele has co-authored three technical papers, holds one international patent, and is fluent in German.

  • BS in Engineering from University of Dayton in 2000
  • Master of Engineering Management from UW–Madison in 2012
  • MBA from UW-Madison in 2020