June 29, 2016

Save-the-Date Business Evening: Formula 1 - what's the story behind the design?


As a part of the Professional MBA Automotive Industry Program (http://automotive.tuwien.ac.at)  it is our pleasure to announce our next

Business Evening
Formula 1 - what's the story behind the design?"
on Friday, September 02, 2016 at 7.00 pm
at TU Wien (Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Vienna)

Guest Speaker: Mr. Willem Toet

Willem Toet is an enthusiastic motorsport professional with 30 years in Formula 1 (F1).  Recently out of F1, he can now expose some of the background that the big publicity machine behind the sport tries to keep hidden. He has mainly led vehicle development and aerodynamic groups but has also had in-depth involvement in the business of motorsport. Willem Toet worked for Benetton, winning the F1 World Championship with them before moving to Ferrari where he brought aerodynamic development back into Italy with the build of a state-of-the-art wind tunnel which was used for all of their world championships since 2000. Following Ferrari he worked for BAR/Honda and Sauber.

About the talk
Formula 1 – What’s the Story Behind the Design?  An insightful behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of Formula one.  The talk uses technical examples to illustrate how the business of Formula 1 works – or sometimes doesn’t.  Decisions that are logical and done for business reasons can have unforeseen negative consequences for the engineering groups.
 
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The Professional MBA Automotive  Industry Program (http://automotive.tuwien.ac.at)  starts on October 6, 2016 for 8th time. The application is possible.


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