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The Hyliion story with founder and CEO Thomas Healy

On this episode of FreightWaves Insiders, Dooner catches up with Hyliion founder and CEO Thomas Healy to get the inside story on Hyliion and Healy’s career journey.

A mechanical engineer by trade with a passion for racing and motorsports, Healy founded Hyliion in 2015 to bring the advantages of hybrid technology to commercial fleets. Under his leadership, Hyliion acquired Gentherm’s battery division to fuel its ongoing innovation in hybrid electric technology and went public on the New York Stock Exchange in October 2020.

A serial entrepreneur, Healy founded two prior startups and was named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2017. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a dual bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and public policy.

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Timothy Dooner

Dooner is an award-winning podcaster, content producer and host who is currently the director of audio at FreightWaves and the creative director of Back The Truck Up. In under a year he helped build FreightCasts, the world’s largest logistics and supply chain podcast network in media. He produces and co-hosts the hit podcast and FreightWavesTV show, WHAT THE TRUCK?!? WTT is ranked in Apple Podcasts top-20 Business News podcasts. He also writes a newsletter of the same title with over 10k subscribers in the supply chain and trucking niche. Dooner has been in freight since 2005 and has held directors positions in operations, sales, consulting, and marketing. He has worked with FedEx, Reebok, Adidas, L.L. Bean, Hasbro, Louis Vuitton, and many more high level clients across the full spectrum of the supply chain. He was a featured speaker at TEDx Chattanooga.