Executive Chairperson

Sue Swenson serves as Executive Chairperson to oversee the development of systems and processes needed to comply with disclosure requirements to shareholders and regulatory bodies. She serves as Chairperson of the Board of Directors. Sue brings considerable experience leading global tech companies such as PacTel Cellular, T-Mobile, Leap Wireless, Sage Software, Antrinsic, Inc., Amp’d Mobile, Inc., and Cellular One. Her public board experience includes Vislink Technologies, Inc., Harmonic, Inc., Sonim Technologies, Wells Fargo, Inseego Corp. and others. She is the former chair and member of the First Responder Network Authority established through the US Department of Commerce, which covers all 56 states, territories, and commonwealths.

Global Chief Executive Officer (principal executive officer)
Dr. Carsten Breitfeld has served as FF’s Global Chief Executive Officer since September 2019. Dr. Breitfeld is a veteran in the automotive industry and had held various positions with BMW Group for approximately 20 years, including serving as its Group Vice President and Head of the i8 Vehicle Program, which gave birth to the i8 luxury plug-in hybrid model. From July 2016 to January 2019, Dr. Breitfeld was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of BYTON, a Chinese electric vehicle startup with operations in multiple countries and cofounded by Dr. Breitfeld. Dr. Breitfeld received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hannover.
Interim Chief Financial Officer (principal financial and accounting officer)

Becky Roof serves as our Interim CFO and is a Managing Director with AlixPartners. She has extensive experience in leading both public and private companies – providing advisory and C-suite interim management services for companies in a broad array of industries. Ms. Roof is a certified public accountant and has served in an interim CFO capacity at numerous companies including Lordstown Motors (Nasdaq: RIDE); the Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: KODK); Hudson’s Bay Company; Aceto Corp.; Anchor Glass Corporation; and several other privately held entities. She was a 2013 winner of "Consulting" magazine’s Women Leaders in Consulting and in 2014 received the TMA’s Turnaround of the Year Award for her work at Kodak.

Senior Vice President, Business Development and Product Definition
Mr. Matthias Aydt has served as FF’s Senior Vice President of Business Development and Product Definition since November 2019, overseeing business development of FF’s business to business sales, technology licensing and strategic cooperation as well as leading its product strategy for future products. Mr. Aydt has served in various leadership roles at FF, including Senior Vice President of Product Execution, Vice President of Vehicle Engineering and Vehicle Chief Engineer and Head of Hardware Architecture. Mr. Aydt has extensive experience in the automotive industry. Prior to joining FF in July 2016, Mr. Aydt served as the Vice President of Vehicle Engineering of Qoros Auto from January 2015 to May 2016, held various positions at Magna Steyr from 2006 to 2014, including Branch Manager and Head of Project Management at Magna Steyr China. Mr. Aydt received his Bachelor of Science degree from Fachhochschule Ulm - Hochschule für Technik. Mr. Aydt also serves on FF’s board of directors.
Senior Vice President, Product Execution
Mr. Robert A. Kruse Jr has served as FF’s Senior Vice President of Product Execution since November 2019, and is responsible for product development, advanced technology, vehicle program management and manufacturing, and leads the product execution strategy. Mr. Kruse also sits on the advisory board of American Battery Solutions and Neah Power Strategic. Prior to joining FF, Mr. Kruse was the Chief Technology Officer of Karma Automotive from January 2017 to October 2019, and Chief Technology Officer of Qoros Automotive from June 2015 to December 2016. Prior to that, from May 2013 to October 2014 he served as the Vice President of Townsend Capital and before that, from November 2010 to May 2013, Mr. Kruse was the Chief Operating Officer and a member of the board of Saktis3 Inc., a startup solid-state battery company. From 1978 to 2009, Mr. Kruse worked in General Motors Corporation Michigan in various leadership capacities, including the Global Executive Director in charge of hybrid, electric vehicles and advanced technology batteries, among others. Mr. Kruse holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Missouri University of Science & Technology and a Master of Science degree in Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Vice President, I.A.I.
Mr. Hong Rao has served as FF’s Vice President of I.A.I. (Internet, Autonomous Driving, Intelligence) since April 2015, overseeing technology innovation, product and technology roadmap, system architecture, software and AI, among others. Prior to joining FF, Mr. Rao served as Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Borqs Technologies from October 2007 to March 2015 and held several engineering leadership positions in Motorola from 2003 to 2007. Mr. Rao received his Master of Business Administration degree from Arizona State University, his Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology, and his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Shanghai University of Science & Technology.
Executive Vice President, Head of User Ecosystem
Mr. Chui Tin Mok has served as FF’s Executive Vice President and the Global Head of User Ecosystem since August 2018. Mr. Mok is very experienced in managing marketing & sales functions in global internet tech companies. Prior to joining FF, Mr. Mok worked in Trend Lab Limited, which Mr. Mok founded in January 2017. Trend Lab has been rated as Top 10 Innovation Startups. From September 2017 to January 2018, Mr. Mok was the President of EFT Solutions Limited (HKEx: 8062), a Hong Kong public company that provides online and offline payment solutions. From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Mok served as the Group Chief Marketing Officer of LeEco Group and also the CEO of LeEco APAC. During this time, he successfully managed a team of more than 1500 people across all business functions of smartphone, smart TV, video streaming service, cloud computing, online content distribution, e-commerce, retail, etc. in both domestic and overseas markets. He contributed to helping LeEco successfully enter the Hong Kong, India and US markets. Mr. Mok served as the Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Meizu Technology Co., Ltd. from 2010 to 2013. He managed marketing and communication departments that included more than 500 employees and was in charge of the sales channel upgrade as well as the overseas expansion. Mr. Mok received his Higher Diploma in Building Service Engineering from Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, and his Executive Master Degree in Business Administration from International Business Academy of Switzerland.