Patrick Schiavone is Global Vice President of Design, for Whirlpool Corporation. He has been an automobile designer, in charge of trucks, SUVs, and CUVs for North America at Ford Motor Company, and oversaw North American car design at Ford.
Schiavone is credited with the design of the eleventh-generation Ford F-150, the best-selling truck in the world. He also directed the design of the Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator. His most notable design was the 1994 Ford Mustang, a refresh that is said to have saved the "pony car" from extinction. Other Ford cars designed by Schiavone include the Ford Focus and Ford Contour. He is a graduate of College for Creative Studies, Detroit.