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RJ Scaringe

RJ Scaringe

Founder and CEO, Rivian

RJ founded Rivian in 2009 and led the company through a tough economic climate to secure substantial financing, recruit and scale an exceptional team, and establish the company’s product and technology platform. RJ earned his MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he was a member of the research team in the Sloan Automotive Laboratory. In leading Rivian, RJ works to maintain a highly collaborative environment and his hands-on approach drives innovative thinking into all aspects of the business and company culture.

Articles by RJ Scaringe
Transcript for WLEI Podcast: Designing the Future, An interview with Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe and former COO Jim Morgan
If you do not yet know the company calledRivian you will undoubtedly know it very soon. In 2019 Rivian made waves in the auto industry by announcing two“electric adventure vehicles”: theR1T, an electric pickup truck, and the R1S, an electric SUV. Both vehiclesare expected to launch in the United States later this year and globally in 2021. Rivianis also developing afleet of electric delivery vans to fulfill a 100,000-unit order placed by Amazon. In the last twelve months the electric vehicle company has raised three billion dollars to bring this vision to life.   Rivian’s former COO Jim Morgan, who also leads LEI’s Lean Product and More »