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Franz Von Holzhausen - Tesla

Franz Von Holzhausen, Tesla’s Chief Designer, leads the team behind the iconic designs of the Tesla Model S, X and 3, as well as the Tesla Semi Truck and the new Tesla Roadster. As one of the most acclaimed car designers in the world, Von Holzhausen began his career at Volkswagen and went on to work for GM before joining Mazda as Design Director for North America. His portfolio prior to Tesla includes the Volkswagen Beetle, the Pontiac Solstice, the Mazda Kabura, as well as Mazda's striking concept cars the Furai, the Taiki and the Nagare.