The top professionals 35 and under, surfaced by LinkedIn data and more. These are the 10 stars influencing what and
how we drive.
A self-described gearhead, Birdsall, 31, grew up tinkering with
engines and scored her first auto gig at Pep Boys at age...
Ergonomics supervisor, Ford
The F-150 pick-up is the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. and Ford’s
single most-important product. Diehl, 32, oversees...
Head of global operations, Uber
Graves, 31, has a career path that is stranger than fiction: He was
Uber's first hire, and briefly its CEO, after he...
VP of products, Tesla
One name stood out in the data when it came to automotive profiles
being viewed: Heley, 35, the former Apple manufacturing...
Racecar driver and CEO, Julia Landauer
She was born in New York, educated at Stanford — and determined to
defy every stereotype of a Nascar driver. She was born...
Investment manager, GM Ventures
As an investment manager at GM’s venture arm, Malek, 30, is tasked
with vetting new technology and deciding when the auto...
CEO and founder, Beepi
Beepi isn't Resnik's first company – "I've never had a job in my
life," he says – but this one may be his golden ticket...
Security lead, Uber
Security researcher Valasek, 33, and a partner, Charlie Miller,
recently remotely hacked a Jeep over the Internet — as it...
CEO and co-founder, Skully
The motorcyle helmet has hardly advanced in decades. That's about to
change. Weller, 31, is building a helmet for...
Principal software engineer, Google X
Google recently received a patent for something remarkable: its
self-driving cars can now understand bicyclists’ hand...
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