SAE Brake Colloquium & Exhibition - 32nd Annual

October 5-8, 2014

Burlingame(San Francisco), California, USA

Hyatt Regency S. F. Airport

Kurt Person

Kurt Person Vice President of Product Development & Chief Technical Officer
HB Performance Systems INC.

Kurt Person has been the Vice President of Product Development and Chief Technical Officer at HB Performance Systems Inc. since joining them as co-owner in 2008. HB is located in the northern suburbs of Milwaukee, WI, and has been recognized by HAYES as a global Tier 1 - brand providing brake, clutch, and suspension systems solutions exclusively focused for the motorcycle, power sports, military, and bicycle industries.

Kurt has been an active SAE member for more than 28 years and currently serves as a board member and senior advisor for the Milwaukee SAE Section. He also serves as an industry judge and sponsor in the annual collegiate SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge. He is currently a member of the SAE Brake Materials Environmental Task Force and serves as an SAE Colloquium-High Performance Braking Session Co-Chair.

Prior to joining HB, Kurt spent 20 years at both Robert Bosch Corporation - Chassis Division and Continental Teves Automotive, holding various engineering positions focused on the design and development of brake, chassis components and stability controls systems.

He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technology, Automotive Design, from Northern Michigan University and has accomplished executive training with Carnegie Bosch Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.