The Revs Program at Stanford & the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford (CARS) host an evening with Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter (GSB '86). The discussion is entitled 'Corvette & Innovation in the Automotive Industry' and will be moderated by historian Michael Lynch.

Event Details:

Cost: Free, but registration is required (see link below)

RSVP: Attendees → must register via this link 

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00PM

Location / parking information: Automotive Innovation Facility (Google Maps)

 

Bio for Tadge Juechter:

Tadge Juechter is currently responsible for the development and launch of the all-new, seventh generation, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Z06. The vehicles are among the most awarded and critically acclaimed in automotive history. He won Automobile Magazine’s “Man of the Year” award for 2014.

He has been an instrumental part of the Corvette development team since 1993. In his role as Total Vehicle Systems Engineer on the fifth generation car, he was involved in all aspects of the creation of the revolutionary 1997 Corvette.

He became Assistant Chief Engineer in 1999 and held that position throughout the development and launch of the sixth generation Corvette. He was responsible for bringing renowned Corvette models such as the Z06, ZR1, and Grand Sport to the street.

Prior to his work on Corvette, Juechter held a number of engineering positions in manufacturing, product design, R&D, and vehicle development. He has been with General Motors since 1977.

Born March 14, 1957, Juechter received a bachelor’s of science degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Rochester (1979) and an MBA as a GM Fellow and Arjay Miller scholar from Stanford University in 1986. He and his wife, Mary, enjoy running, biking, skiing, and touring the U.S. in Corvettes.

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