Researchers

Takashi Imai

Department:

President and CEO of Toyota InfoTechnology Center Co., Ltd/
Toyota InfoTechnology Center, U.S.A., Inc.
Message from the President

Biography:

'Since 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.

Biography

'Since 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.