Fireside Chat: David Johnson, CEO, and Scott Baker, VP, Engineering and General Manager, May 20, 2022, at 11:00 am EDT


Please join us for a conversation with David Johnson, CEO, and Scott Baker, VP, Engineering and General Manager, on May 20, 2022, at 11:00 am EDT to discuss the company’s Hydrogen HPDI Solution for heavy-duty transportation. Please join us to hear about:

  • The recently unveiled Hydrogen HPDI Fuel System that was on display in a demonstration truck at the ACT Expo in Long Beach, CA.
  • Performance advantages of HPDI versus traditional diesel and other alternative fuel solutions.
  • The total cost of ownership calculation for fleet owners deploying HPDI technology.

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Westport Fuel Systems is a leading provider of market-ready transportation solutions that reduce emissions and realize fuel cost savings. The company is a Tier One Supplier to and has partnered with many of the leading automotive and truck OEMs around the globe.

The company’s flagship HPDI 2.0 fuel system technology is being sold to major OEMs in Europe and China, and the company has recently unveiled its Hydrogen HPDI system that will build on existing partnerships to enable engines to run on hydrogen fuel.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with operations in Europe, Asia, North America and South America, the company serves customers in more than 70 countries with leading global transportation brands. For more information, visit

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David M. Johnson


Westport Fuel Systems Inc.

David M. Johnson was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2019 and is a member of the Westport Fuel Systems Board of Directors.

Mr. Johnson is an industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience leading engine development for automotive and commercial vehicle industries around the world. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Johnson served ten years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Achates Power Inc. leading technical, commercial and corporate development to establish the organization as a leading developer of opposed-piston engines.

Mr. Johnson’s distinguished career began in 1990 with Ford Motor Company in Truck Powertrain Planning. He subsequently held a variety of roles in engineering, product planning, program management, and strategic development with increasing responsibility. Since then Mr. Johnson has served in a variety of roles with leading automotive companies including senior roles at Navistar and General Motors. Mr. Johnson combines deep technical expertise with a decades-long career in international markets.

He earned a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Cornell University.

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Scott Baker

VP, Engineering & General Manager

Westport Fuel Systems Inc.

Scott Baker is Vice President, Engineering and General Manager, Vancouver Operations at Westport Fuel Systems.

Mr. Baker joined Westport Fuel Systems in 1998 as Application Engineering Leader and has since worked in a variety of roles, including Product Planning, Product Management, Chief Engineer, Senior Director Purchasing and Supplier Quality, and Vice President HD Business, before assuming his current role in 2019. Scott’s 20+ years of experience in the heavy-duty commercial vehicle industry includes a multi-year secondment to the Cummins Westport joint venture (2001-13), during which time he was involved in multiple engine development and fuel system development programs with significant commercial, technical, customer-facing and supplier-facing responsibilities.

Mr. Baker holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia.


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