by Sam Gheesling
The President of PSEC and the Banquet Committee Chair invite you to attend the 64th Annual Engineer of the Year Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at the Museum Of Flight
Doors Open – 5:00 PM
Social Hour – 6:00 PM
Dinner & Program – 7:00 PM
The Museum of Flight
9404 E Marginal Way S
Seattle, WA 98108
Kenworth 100th Anniversary
Keynote Speaker: Zach Slaton, Senior Assistant Chief Engineer (Embedded Systems)
Kenworth Truck Co.
Zach is the Senior Assistant Chief Engineer at Kenworth/Paccar providing strategic and tactical leadership of PACCAR’s Embedded Engineering team in North America. The responsibility of this group includes concepting, designing, and developing the next generation of electronics architecture, hardware, and software for DAF, Kenworth, and Peterbilt trucks.
Zach holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Science Carnegie Mellon University and Master of Science Purdue University. Zach is also a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington.
Prior to his 15-year career at Kenworth, Zach was a Diesel Engine Design Engineer at Ford.
Zach has also contributed to Forbes with a number of statistically based articles about Major League and English Premier League Soccer and is an avid Sounders fan.
Kenworth Truck Company
Founded in Seattle 100 years ago Kenworth has provided the World’s Best Truck formed on its rugged roots developed on the logging roads of the Northwest. Today Kenworth, a division of another Seattle Company PACCAR, drives innovation providing high fuel economy trucks purpose built to deliver value to their customers. Currently Kenworth and her sister division DAF and Peterbilt are developing cutting edge zero emission vehicles. PACCAR is also working on advanced driver systems to improve truck safety and connected solutions to improve truck uptime.