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Nov 03, 2017

In Conversation: Scott Dadich & Ralph Gilles

About this video


Join us for a Fireside Chat as we get a behind the scenes view of the world of automotive design with one of its most passionate innovators. Profiled as part of a new series called Abstract: The Art of Design, Ralph Gilles joins Scott Dadich, creator and executive producer of the show, on-stage for an intimate and interactive discussion. Clips of the show will also be screened. Ralph offers insights into this unique world where design is paramount and shares his experiences designing some of the greatest automotive designs of our era.

About Ralph Gilles
As the global head of design at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Ralph Gilles oversees design for the company's iconic brands - Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram Trucks, Alfa Romeo and Maserati. Since joining Chrysler in 1992, he has served as Senior Vice President - Product Design and President and CEO - Motorsports, FCA - North America; President and CEO - SRT Brand; and President and CEO - Dodge brand for FCA US LLC. Ralph has been sketching cars since he was 7 years old. He draws design inspiration from pop culture and experiences from traveling the world. Ralph believes that ensuring a vehicle has a soul is the key to great design.