Brad Fanshaw is the President and CEO at Bonneville WorldWide. He’s an automotive fabricator, industrial designer, entrepreneur, radio host and TV personality. His companies include Bonspeed Wheels, apparel, watches and media. He is the winner of numerous design awards including the Ford Design Award, GM Design Award and Swiss Watch Design Award and he was the first to take an aftermarket company public; Boyd’s Wheels in 1995. Brad also helped take Boyd Coddington, Chip Foose and Jesse James to TV fame. He was the co-host of “Car Warriors” on SPEED, he has a podcast “Shift and Steer” and was a Consulting Producer on “Car Chasers” for CNBC.
“Don’t follow the crowd. No matter what you do you have to be unique and imaginative.”
Taking Boyds Public on NASDAQ, the first aftermarket company to do so, Boyds Wheels 1995.
Discovering he could take his passion and marketing skills from the auto industry in to the watch industry and then seeing similarities in the machinery and manufacturing processes.
FIRST SPECIAL CAR
A 1967 Chevelle SS 396
BEST AUTOMOTIVE ADVICE
If you’re going to build a hot rod or any car, start with the best car you can. – Boyde Coddington
Aircraft Spruce – www.aircraftspruce.com
Sensory Overload – Toby Brooks with forward by Brad Fanshaw
If you find yourself in a room with car people, remember you’re always going to have some things in common and you’re going to get along.
HOW TO FIND BRAD
Brad Fanshaw – www.bradfanshaw.com
Bonspeed Wheels – www.bonspeedwheels.com
Shift and Steer Podcast – www.itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/shift-and-steer
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