Henrik Fisker

Automative Designer, Founder and CEO Fisker Inc.

Henrik Fisker is the founder and CEO of HF Design & Technology with various automotive, technology & consumer ventures underway. Fisker earlier this year launched the Lauge Jensen Viking Motorcyle, and more recently launched the Mustang Rocket at the 2014 LA Auto Show.

An entrepreneur, creator, innovator, mentor, brand ambassador and a leading automotive designer. Best known among his creations are iconic cars such as BMW Z8, Aston Martin DB9, Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Artega GT, Fisker Karma, Viking motorcycle, Rocket and more recently Destino V8 and Force 1.

Previously Henrik Fisker was the co-founder, executive chairman, and chief designer at Fisker Automotive. Immediately prior to co-founding Fisker Automotive in August 2007 Fisker was, and remains, co-founder and chief executive officer of Fisker Coachbuild, an automotive design house established in 2005 that revived the art of coachbuilding by combining beautiful design with existing world-class engineering.

From 2001 to 2005 Fisker held prominent design positions at Ford Motor Company. He was creative director at Ingeni, Ford's London-based design and creativity center. At Aston Martin he served as a member of the Board of Directors and design director. There he designed the Aston Martin V8 Vantage and was responsible for the production launch design of the DB9, variants of which were James Bond's preferred vehicles.

Fisker was also director of Ford's Global Advanced Design Studio in southern California. Designed under his direction were several show cars including the Shelby GR1 concept showcased at the 2005 North American International Auto Show. In January 2001 Fisker became president and chief executive officer of DesignworksUSA, BMW's California-based industrial design subsidiary. Some of his most notable works include the BMW Z07 concept (1997) and Z8 roadster (1999), another Bond car.