Full Name
Stuart Gardner
Job Title
Senior Program Director
Speaker Bio
What do you get when you combine a passion for strong brands, an eye for the future of sustainability, with an avid motorcycle traveler? Stuart’s automotive career spans from launching Volkswagen’s first electric vehicle in the US to supporting the re-introduction of the Dodge Brand into NASCAR auto racing.

He is currently the Director for Generation180's Electrify Your Ride program, working to inspire and equip individuals to take action on clean energy. Most recently, he was Volkswagen of America’s Brand Manager, responsible for developing brand positioning and customer centered go-to-market strategies.

Stuart has worked and lived internationally, including roles in Brussels, Belgium and Pretoria, South Africa. He received a BS from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, an MBA from United Business Institute in Brussels, Belgium, and a MA from University of Denver in Denver, CO.
Stuart Gardner