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MEET THE MAKER!

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
The Atrium, Building 550

Free and open to the public. 
DESSERT WILL BE SERVED.

After more than 150,000 miles of bluewater sailing, Peter and Jennifer Francis decided to design and build their own high-performance catamaran using a rigorous combination of computational fluid dynamics modeling, 3D design and manufacture, and empirical testing. The carbon-fiber vessel Saphira will depart on her maiden voyage from Cape Cod to Micronesia next year.
 
Peter Francis trained as a machinist and tool-and-die maker before entering the business world. He was board chair, president, and CEO of J.M. Huber Corporation; owned and operated three companies; and lived and worked outside the U.S. for nearly a decade. Francis graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Middlebury College and holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Event Sponsor: 
Product Realization Lab
Contact Email: 
noras4@stanord.edu
Contact Phone: 
650.725.9044
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