Kenichi advises leading automotive OEMs, suppliers, and industrial holdings on various topics, with special expertise in technical strategies, development processes and key CASE technology.

About Kenichi

Kenichi is a Principal based in ADL’s Tokyo office. He has over 10 years of experience consulting for manufacturing R&D departments and the automobile industry. Previously he was an engineer of electric vehicle systems for Toyota, including fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) and hydrogen vehicles (HVs).

He specializes in improvement of R&D efficiency and quality, as well as implementation of development processes that involve concepts such as model-based system engineering (MBSE), model-based definition (MBD), agile, and functional development. Other areas of specialism include R&D strategy and technology trend survey.

Past Experience
iTiD Consulting Ltd
Senior manager
Toyota Motor Corporation
Vehicle system design and R&D of fuel cell vehicles/engineer
Education
Keio University
BA (Environment and information studies)