Ken Rutherford is the founder, Chief Designer and Director of Slamtail Suspension.

Born in Melbourne, Ken is a Mechanical Design Engineer and has extensive experience in mechanical & hydraulics design.

Initially working as a Technician for Koni Shocks, Ken spent 10 years working in motor racing in the UK, which included designing Hydraulic "Active Ride Systems" in Formula 1, and Senior & Chief Designer roles, developing chassis/suspension in World Rally, World Super Touring Cars, and DTM (German touring cars series). He resides in Melbourne with his family.