Jayne Merryman is the business development manager at Stonemill Consulting, an independent software testing firm in Carmel, IN. Jayne’s career began at General Motor’s division, Delco Electronics and Safety (now known as Delphi), after graduating IU’s Kelley School of Business with a degree in Marketing. Jayne embraces technology and has held various sales positions ranging from district sales manager to global account manager. She has sold cutting edge electronics systems to her customers at GM, Isuzu, Suzuki, Honda, Kenworth, Peterbilt, Freightliner, Volvo, Allison Transmission, John Deere and Caterpillar. In the last few years before moving into IT, Jayne worked in the hybrid and electric vehicle market. That suited her well because she is a truly a hybrid herself and has served in both sales and marketing roles, while in automotive. Various marketing roles Jayne has managed include: motorsports, dealer incentive programs, trade shows and advertising. No matter what the role has been the theme has remained the same: Jayne loves to drive new technology into the next product and is a valuable “connector”.
With the internet of things becoming the next frontier, today, Jayne works in the IT industry.
Jayne has an 11 year old daughter, Kathryn Grace, who also shares her passion in technology and sports. Katie’s claim to fame in Carmel since kindergarten is stand-up comedy at her elementary talent show. Active in the Carmel Dads Club and on the board of the PTO, Jayne is high-energy, likes to run marathons, naturally curious and loves to travel. Jayne has run 9 marathons in Indianapolis, Chicago (3), Las Vegas, San Diego, Hawaii, Big Sur and NYC.
Favorite Quote: “A Dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” Colin Powell.