Mr. Eric Sargent

Eric Sargent is principal product manager at MathWorks in Natick, MA, where he specializes in graphics and app building.

Before joining MathWorks, Eric held a variety of roles at BMW of North America, based in Woodcliff Lake, NJ, between 2010 and 2016. He started out in a more technical role as a senior vehicle engineer, where he was responsible for developing product requirements for the US market and working with the engineering teams in Germany to integrate these requirements into future models. He later moved into management positions, first as a technology and innovation marketing manager, then a product and launch manager, and finally as a sales performance manager. Following this, he transferred to BMW of NA’s branch in PA, where he became the district sales and marketing manager. 

Eric completed the International Engineering Program at URI majoring in mechanical engineering and German. He then went on to complete the dual degree Master’s program focusing on automotive control systems. Before joining BMW, Eric completed the International Management Trainee Program with ZF Friedrichshafen and then worked in various interdisciplinary roles between their US headquarters in Michigan and their world headquarters in Friedrichshafen, Germany.