Guido Schwager was born and raised in Switzerland. He moved to California shortly after completing his engineering studies. He worked for VSL Corporation for 19 years, including 8 years as CEO.
Over the past 21 years he built an organization at Schwager Davis, Inc., making it one of the leading specialty contractors in the country, with activities including design and construction of automated transit systems, rehabilitation of existing systems, and operation and maintenance of transit systems. Schwager Davis, Inc. has also become one of the leading subcontractors and suppliers of grouted post-tensioning systems. His contributions to the construction of segmental concrete bridges has rewarded him with the ENR Award of Excellence and the ASBI leadership Award.
Mr. Schwager has been involved in the design and construction of 12 automated people movers in the US, and his company continues to lead the industry in new innovations and application of new technology.