Chief Innovation Officer
Jeff Garascia has been the Chief Innovation Officer of Marmon Holdings since July 2017. In this position, Jeff advises presidents of Marmon’s operating groups to help stimulate innovation in their businesses, create new ideas and approaches and identify innovation talent. Additionally, he is responsible for various think tank initiatives, the Marmon Innovation Council and the Marmon Patent Society.
Jeff was previously Senior Vice President, Growth & Innovation for Marmon Beverage Technologies, leading strategy and innovation teams in areas including engineering, product management, marketing and consumer research, as well as the group’s research and development center in India.
Before joining Marmon in 2013, Jeff spent seven years with Scotts Miracle-Gro in senior management positions in global strategy, R&D and business development. He was previously with the Booz, Allen & Hamilton consulting firm in progressive roles culminating in his appointment as a Principal in the firm.
Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Houston and a Master of Science and Doctoral Degree in industrial engineering, both from the University of Cincinnati.