Part visionary, part grease monkey, Gene Langmesser has created world-renowned engineering teams, executed cutting-edge vehicle programs for both domestic and international OEMs, and has introduced new innovations that have transformed the automotive industry.
Accomplished executive project manager.
Conductor of international engineering business all over the world.
Principled designer based on art and engineering.
Leader in a variety of innovative, electric and autonomous projects.
Langmesser is an accomplished executive project manager with extensive years of domestic and international experience in project management, operations, design and engineering involving both start-up and growth organizations. He is a results-oriented, decisive leader with proven success in the manufacturing & product design industry. Langmesser has held executive positions in both the aerospace and automotive sectors, globally, and has sat on the Board of Directors for multiple private and publicly traded companies. Throughout his career, Langmesser has built and managed successful teams, and executed multiple profit-generating programs within domestic and international markets.
Langmesser has set up design, engineering, rapid prototyping, mock-up and fabrication facilities all over the world. He is known in the industry as “The Fireman” for serving as Porsche’s troubleshooter for the U.S. market, finding and designing solutions for Porsche’s line-up, such as the 993-series (911 / Carrera). He has conducted international engineering business all over the world, including USA, Germany, Italy, England, Poland and Mexico. As the CEO and owner for N2A Motors – a California-based custom auto manufacturer with a mission of reviving the art of American coach building – his elite team of engineers crafted incredible, high-performance sports cars, interfacing with prototypes through production tool houses.
Langmesser’s principles of design are based on art and engineering. The “art” of his design emphasizes the purity of the discipline. Langmesser lives, eats and breathes automotive design, and impassions the design and engineering teams he leads. Langmesser is accustomed to building million-dollar-plus concept cars for global automakers and carries his vision for a line of cars built to the same extraordinary tolerances and specifications as the one-off masterpieces produced for the auto show floor.
Langmesser has been a leader in a variety of innovative projects. He worked as Chief Engineer of the Nikola 1 semi truck program, the first hydrogen electric semi-truck for Nikola motors, and led the team from concept all the way through to build. Additionally, Langmesser has led a number of electric and autonomous projects including a parallel hybrid supercar, full electric autonomous delivery vehicle, and 3-wheel, lane-splitting electric trikes. He led the entire first-off prototype fabrication of an Aerospace project known as the Jucas Program, which was a drone stealth aircraft, all the way through to the first flying body build.