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Segal Seminar Series

Dyson US President to Speak at Segal

May 27, 2015,4: 00 - 5: 30p.m.
Ford Engineering Design Center
Room 1.230 (Ford Design Studio)
2133 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208

Abstract

Join Dyson US President Ed Culley as he discusses the passion and innovation that served as the foundation for the international technology company. Attracting bright and ambitious talent, encouraging new ways of thinking, and taking risks fuels Dyson’s creation of new, cutting edge technology. Ultimately, engineering is at the heart of the business. Dyson US engineers Rob Green and Sean Hopkins will also take you through a hands-on workshop centered around the design process where attendees will be able to strip and build a Dyson machine part.

Bio

Ed Culley, Dyson US President

Ed CulleyEd Culley joined Dyson as UK Sales Director in 2002 – the same year Dyson launched in the US. After a few years, he was appointed General Manager for Dyson’s Airblade hand dryer business in Europe, in which time Dyson Airblade became a market leader. In his time at Dyson, Ed has managed international business development, and most recently, led the company’s Australian business as Managing Director. He took over as US President in 2013, leading Dyson’s largest market out of its US headquarters in Chicago. Prior to Dyson, Ed worked in various roles within sales and marketing at Heinz and Unilever. His career started at Pepsico after graduating with a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Hertfordshire.

Rob Green, Dyson US Head Reliability Engineer

Rob GreenRob Green was recruited as a graduate designer from Bournemouth University and has been with Dyson for six and a half years. Rob has worked on Dyson vacuums, including DC22, DC27, and DC28, as well as the Dyson digital motor V2. He became a technical specialist on drive design and floor care cleaning design. In this role, he worked on canister technology, including DC26 and DC39, as well as cordless vacuums, like DC35. He now looks after product reliability and engineering for North America.

Sean Hopkins, Dyson US Reliability Engineer

Sean HopkinsHailing from Chicago’s south side, Sean Hopkins graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He started his engineering career as a Design Engineer for Navistar Inc., designing and improving body and armor systems of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) that were built to effectively defeat and protect troops from IED threats encountered during combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2013 Sean joined Dyson as a Reliability Engineer working closely with Rob Green overseeing the product reliability and engineering of North America.

Due to limited space, this event will require an RSVP

4pm-5:30pm, Wednesday May 27