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Josh Switkes's Email & Phone Number

Founder, President @ Peloton Technology

Josh Switkes's Work Experience

Peloton Technology

Founder, President

Tula Technology

Technical Staff

Stanford University

Graduate Student Researcher

Josh Switkes's Education

Athenian School

High School

1990 to 1997

Walden Center and School

Elementary School

1984 to 1990

Stanford University

PhD, Mechanical Engineering

2001 to 2007

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About Josh Switkes's Current Company

Peloton Technology

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Josh Switkes is Founder, President


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Josh Switkes works in the Transportation/Trucking/Railroad industry.


About Josh Switkes

💼 Past Experience

Josh Switkes's Work experiences:Founder, President at Peloton TechnologyFrom November 2006 to October 2007, Josh Switkes was a Senior Engineer at Volkswagen Electronics Research Lab. There, hedeveloped and tested powertrain control algorithms for aftermarket and OEM powertrain programs. He also developed engine control algorithms for novel combustion strategy.At Tula Technology, Josh worked on developing Lanekeeping Assistance and Adaptive (radar) cruise control. He also worked on developing stability control and autonomous vehicles.Josh Switkes is currently the CEO of Peloton Technology. His mission is to improve safety and cut fuel costs for the $650B trucking industry. Peloton connects pairs of heavy trucks using vehicle to vehicle communication to form close formation platoons, controlling braking and acceleration while the driver steers. This system can reduce aerodynamic dragsignificant savings for both the trailing and the leading truck.


🎓 Education

Josh Switkes is a Mechanical Engineer with a background in High School from Athenian School in 1990-1997 and Elementary School from Walden Center and School from 1984-1990. Josh Switkes Received his PhD from Stanford University in 2001 and then worked as a Professor at Stanford University from 2007-2015. In addition to his Research findings, Josh Switkes has published several papers and technical books in the field of Mechanical Engineering.


💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills

Switkes has a background in engineering, systemctl, and vehicular dynamics. He has also developed algorithms for driver assistance and chassis control systems. He is a graduate student researcher at Stanford University. His thesis is titled "Handwheel Force Feedback with Lanekeeping Assistance: Combined Dynamics, Stability and Bounding". His current work is focused on developing a handwheel force feedback system for steer-by-wire Test Vehicles.


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