Dave Lyons is the Chief Innovation Officer of Peloton, an automated vehicle technology company he co-founded in 2011. Peloton is an automated vehicle technology company bringing improved safety and efficiency to the freight trucking industry through the commercialization of platooning systems.
Dave is an entrepreneur with deep experience leading engineering, design and product development and carries the torch for Design Thinking at Peloton. As the 12th employee and Director of Engineering at Tesla Motors, he led the development of the powertrain for the Tesla Roadster and was the initial lead for the Tesla Model S. Dave spent 11 years at IDEO starting where he was a studio head and project leader.
Dave holds an MBA and MSME from Stanford University and a BSME from MIT.