Dragos Maciuca

Dragos Maciuca

Ford Technical Director

Dragos Maciuca is the Technical Director & Senior Technical Leader at Ford’s Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto.
He is an experienced engineer and management professional, with more than 15 years of professional experience in Silicon Valley spanning a breadth of industries including automotive (BMW and Nissan), consumer electronics (Apple), semiconductor manufacturing (KLA-Tencor) and aerospace (Lockheed Martin).

He has extensive experience advising start-ups, developing and commercializing products, collaborating with universities and leading cross-functional teams. Dragos holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from the Haas School of Business.