Joe Adams is Chief Engineer of Kenworth Truck Company. He assumed that position in February 2020 at Kenworth headquarters in Kirkland, Washington. Before taking his current post, Adams served as Assistant Chief Engineer for North America Embedded Engineering for four years. Prior to that position, he was Assistant Chief Engineer at Kenworth. Adams has been with PACCAR for 21 years. Earlier in his career, he held positions of increasing responsibility at the PACCAR Technical Center in Mount Vernon, Washington, and at PACCAR Purchasing in Bellevue, Washington.
Adams earned his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama and his Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Washington. Adams holds a professional engineering license from the state of Washington.
Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth’s home page is www.kenworth.com. Kenworth is a PACCAR company.