John Waraniak has been vice president of Vehicle Technology at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) since 2006. In this role, John helps leading automotive aftermarket companies understand emerging vehicle technology challenges, develop solutions, and capitalize on new revenue and business opportunities ? whether it's vehicle dynamics, vehicle emissions, green performance, electronics, or connected and autonomous driving. John earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan. He has a master's degree in mechanical and industrial engineering from the University of Illinois and a master's degree in engineering management from West Coast University. He also graduated from the California Institute of Technology's Executive Engineering Management Program.