Alan Mulally, President & CEO, Ford Motor Company discusses the car as the ultimate mobile app with Chris Anderson."
Chris Anderson is the co-founder and CEO of 3D Robotics and founder of DIY Drones. From 2001 through 2012 he was Editor in Chief of Wired Magazine, AdWeek’s “Magazine of the Decade” (2009). Before Wired Chris was with The Economist for seven years, and prior to that spent six years at the two leading scientific journals, Nature and Science.
A 37-year veteran of the aerospace industry, Alan Mulally was named president and CEO of Ford Motor Company in 2006. He has been hailed for transforming the venerable carmaker into a technology leader, returning it to profitability, and steering the company successfully through the recent economic turmoil. Among his many honors, he was named Person of the Year by the Financial Times and CEO of the Year by Chief Executive magazine in 2011. A native of Kansas, Mulally began his career as an engineer with Boeing in 1969 and rose to become executive vice president of the Boeing Company and president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, where he is credited with leading the company's resurgence in its rivalry with Airbus. He is a past president of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and has served on the advisory boards of NASA and MIT. Mulally is a member of President Obama's Export Council.