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Brigadoon Detroit | Salon Dinner

  • The Apparatus Room @ Detroit Foundation Hotel 250 West Larned Street Detroit, MI, 48226 United States (map)

On Thursday, October 11 please make plans to attend Brigadoon Detroit | Salon Dinner.

Please join Brigadoon founder Marc Ross and co-host Erik Golbiw for a special Brigadoon event in Detroit, Michigan this October.

We will gather for a special dinner and discussion at The Apparatus Room @ Detroit Foundation Hotel.

John Kwant, Vice President, City Solutions @ Ford Motor Company, will lead the discussion on the creation of new urban mobility solutions as well as mobility trends seen globally.

Guest speaker:

John F. Kwant

Vice President, City Solutions
Ford Motor Company

John F. Kwant leads Ford’s global efforts to partner with municipalities to identify urban mobility needs that inform its development of new mobility services while working to create, pilot and implement new mobility solutions.

Prior to this, Kwant served as director of global strategy focused on Ford Smart Mobility initiatives. He worked for the company’s Asia Pacific group for more than 10 years, as director of Asia Pacific integration, director of international government affairs, regional vice president for government affairs, and as director of the strategy and business development and planning group.

Kwant joined Ford in 1999 to assist in business development, mergers, acquisitions and strategic alliances surrounding internet distribution channel partners. He was the founder and managing director of Ford Motor Company’s Venture Capital Group, serving on the boards of several of its holdings. Kwant was also director of business intelligence and corporate initiatives as part of the automotive strategy.

Why attend?

✔️ This will be an intimate dinner limited to 12 attendees and will allow for an open and frank discussion with all participants.

✔️ Enjoy a discussion with fellow attendees and our special guest on a topic shaping business and policy in an informal and relaxed dinner setting.

✔️ Brigadoon gatherings are all powerpoint free and governed by Chatham House rules to ensure maximum conversations.

Thursday - October 11, 2018

Reception + Dinner @ The Apparatus Room @ Detroit Foundation Hotel

6:30 - 7:15 pm

7:15 - 8:15 pm

8:15 - 9:00 pm

9:00 - 9:30 pm