Michael Lax

Michael D. Lax, CPA has been chief tax officer at Nexteer Automotive Corporation since October of 2016. Nexteer is a global leader in:

  • Advanced steering and driveline systems
  • Advanced driver assist systems
  • Autonomous vehicle technologies

He is responsible for overseeing the worldwide tax function, including mergers and acquisitions support.

Professional History

  • Vice president-taxes at Compuware Corporation and Dynatrace LLC from 2001 through 2016,
  • Director-taxes at Compuware Corporation and Dynatrace LLC from 1998 through 2001
  • Various tax managerial positions at Frontier Corporation and Allnet Communication Services, Inc. from 1993 through 1998
  • Deloitte & Touche, Detroit-Tax, from 1986 through 1993


  • Master’s of Taxation, Colorado State University, 1986
  • Bachelor’s of Business Administration, Eastern Michigan University, 1985


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Tax Executives Institute