Takashi Imai is President of Toyota InfoTechnology Center Co., Ltd. In addition to his role as President, he is President and CEO of Toyota InfoTechnology Center, U.S.A., Inc.
Since the beginning of his career with Toyota Motor Corporation in 1992, Mr. Imai has gained extensive experiences both in Japan and America. Prior to becoming President of Toyota InfoTechnology Center, he was responsible for reorganizing the Connected Function of Toyota Motor North America, Inc. as Executive Advisor. He has also held various technical and management positions, including strategic planning Manager for on-board electronic control unit; Manager of in-house development for HV’s brake system; Lead Engineer of electromagnetic compatibility for the first-generation Prius; and Engineer of development of on-board systems (e.g., in-vehicle infotainment systems).
Mr. Imai holds a Bachelor of Science in Electromagnetic Engineering from Tohoku University.