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Peter Savagian

SVP, Engineering

While at GM, Pete directed major organizations to define, innovate and execute the full range of electrified vehicle propulsion systems. His work there was “end-to-end” - product strategy, use-case requirements development, system synthesis, IP strategy, supplier engagement and development, internal technology development, and product development through launch. His accomplishments in electrified propulsion systems span a range of vehicles, beginning with the first modern Electric Vehicle, the EV1, to the first plug-in hybrid, the Chevy Volt, to the EV value benchmark, the 2017 Chevy Bolt.  Pete was also Senior VP for Technology and Product Development at Faraday Future. He holds 43 patents, has authored 17 technical publications, and has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, an MS in Operations Research Engineering from the USC, and an MBA from Duke.