Saturday, Aug. 17 at 12:00 | Revs Institute Presents: Protecting the Family Legacy and Preserving Automotive Enthusiasm During the Coming Revolution
Moderator Paul Ingrassia is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and retired Managing Editor for Reuters. In June 2016 he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Loeb Foundation for accomplishments in business and financial journalism. Prior to his appointment as Managing Editor of Reuters Ingrassia completed a 31-year career at The Wall Street Journal where he served as a reporter, editor and executive. From 1998 to 2006 Ingrassia served as president of Dow Jones Newswires. He co-wrote the book Comeback: The Fall and Rise of the American Automobile Industry. He is also the author of Engines of Change: A History of the American Dream in Fifteen Cars and Crash Course: the American Automobile Industry's Road from Glory to Disaster.
Miles C. Collier believes in building lasting cultural legacies that can be interpreted and used to inform next generations. Whether in automobiles, art, education, business affairs or the environment, he applies intellectual curiosity, business sagacity and inspired vision to nurture cultural resources for the future. He is the founder and benefactor of Revs Institute. This working museum is devoted to the celebration and study of the automobile as the most significant and transformative object of the 20th Century. His cultural research initiative, Leaving Legacies: Masters to Millennials is addressing the challenge of bequeathing the skills and knowledge of automobile technology, design and utility to future generations.
John Elkann became Chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. in 2014. He was appointed Chairman of Fiat S.p.A. in 2010, having served as Vice Chairman from 2004 and Director from 1997. He is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EXOR N.V. and Chairman of Giovanni Agnelli B.V.
Born in New York in 1976, Mr. Elkann obtained a scientific baccalaureate from the Lycée Victor Duruy in Paris, and graduated in Engineering from Politecnico, the Engineering University of Turin. He started his professional career in 2001 at General Electric as a member of the Corporate Audit Staff, with assignments in Asia, the USA and Europe. Mr. Elkann is Chairman of the Giovanni Agnelli Foundation and serves as member of MoMA.