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Yansong Chen

Vice President,
Organizational Transformation

Professional experience

  • Ricardo, Inc. – VP, Technology & Market Strategy
  • Ricardo, Inc. – Director Vehicle Business Unit
  • Ricardo DE – Director Product Groups
  • Ricardo UK – Head Transmission Systems
  • Torotrak – Business Director
  • Land Rover – Transmission Strategy
  • Land Rover – Transmission Calibration Manager
  • Land Rover – Powertrain Electronics

Key projects & achievements

  • BSc (Hons) Electronic Engineering – University of North Wales (Bangor)
  • 25 years of vehicle integration, development and delivery – Automotive, Commercial Vehicle, Rail, Defence, Motorcycle
  • International experience – UK, USA, Germany, China, India, Japan, etc
  • Previously responsible for Transmission & Driveline, Hybrid & Electric and Vehicle Systems for Ricardo Germany & UK
  • Project Director for multiple ‘turnkey’ customer projects – clean sheet to Series Production
  • Delivered multiple systems to Series Production:
    • ECU, hardware and software
    • Cruise Control systems
    • Transmission calibrations for automatic transmissions, CVT & Transfer Case
    • OBDII diagnostic systems
    • Transmission systems
  • Won three industry awards including Low Carbon Vehicle Technology Challenge