Leadership Team


Guy Babbitt, Czero Co-founder and CEO

Guy Babbitt

Co-founder & CEO

  • Over 25 years engineering experience in automotive powertrains and high bandwidth hydraulics
  • Expertise in leading multidisciplinary teams developing innovative technologies
  • Technical skills include the analysis, design and control of powertrain systems and subsystems
  • Industry experience with Saturn Corporation, Sturman Industries and as private consultant
  • University research at the University of Wisconsin Engine Research Center, University of Michigan Lay Automotive Lab and Technical University of Berlin
  • Inventor on multiple patents, author on numerous publications
  • Member of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Past board member of the Colorado Clean Energy Cluster
  • Ph.D ME, MSEE, University of Wisconsin – Madison

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Chris Turner

Co-founder & Vice President of Engineering

  • Over 20 years engineering experience designing automotive subsystems and mechanical systems to support biofuels production
  • Expertise in solid modeling, analysis and design of complex mechanical systems
  • Expert in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Industry experience with Sturman Industries and Solix Biofuels
  • Inventor on multiple patents
  • BSME, Summa Cum Laude, Colorado State University

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Lyle Shuey - Chief Operating Office - Czero

Lyle Shuey

Chief Operating Officer

  • 15+ years of executive leadership and international consulting in global business development and product commercialization for technology companies (VP of business development, JET Engineering; VP of business development, LPH Software; VP of marketing and sales, Bright Automotive; business development consultant for Johnson Controls, EnerDel, Katcon, and others)
  • 15 years in key engineering and strategic marketing roles at GM and Delphi
  • Industry experience in transportation, energy, telecommunications,  government, military, personal mobility and medical devices
  • Special expertise in embedded software and embedded controls for high-tech applications
  • MSME, Michigan Technological University; BSME, University of North Dakota

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