Mandali Khalesi

Basic

Angestellt, VP Automated Driving, Toyota Research Institute Advanced Development (TRI-AD)

Tokyo, Japan

Skills

Business Development
Strategic Product Management
Analytical Enterprise Applications
Competitive Analysis
Location-Based Services
GPS
Mobile Geospatial Software Development
Prince2
Cultural Awareness
Software Product Development
Innovative IT Ventures
Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
Project Management
Product Marketing
Stakeholder Relationships
Board-Level Influencing
Dynamic Presenter
Technology Strategy

Timeline

Professional experience for Mandali Khalesi

  • Current 3 years and 4 months, since Oct 2018

    VP Automated Driving

    Toyota Research Institute Advanced Development (TRI-AD)

    Automated driving systems, mapping and localization, product management, strategy

  • Current 4 years, since Feb 2018

    Global Head of Automated Driving Mobility and Innovation

    Toyota Motor Corporation

    Toyota global head of automated driving mobility and innovation, and general manager of Toyota advanced R&D and engineering.

  • 4 years, Feb 2014 - Jan 2018

    Head of APAC, Automotive

    Here

    Leading the Automotive business group in the Asia-Pacific region across the product portfolio (Traffic, Automotive Solutions and SDK, Automated Driving, and Digital Transportation Systems). Currently focused on Go To Market Strategy and Operations.

  • 3 years and 3 months, Jan 2011 - Mar 2014

    Founder

    USC (project)

    Developed prototype for space-based "dronesat", incl autonomous flight, GNC PCB and payload. Funded VTVL research at University of Southampton and partnered with rocketry startup.

  • 3 years, Mar 2011 - Feb 2014

    Head of Outdoor Advertising

    Nokia

    Led outdoor ad product globally working with large enterprise customers. Previously led business development for Nokia Drive and Transit, and product management for related products to tens of millions of Windows Phone users.

  • 2009 - 2010

    Head of Location Services Platform

    TomTom

    Defined business plan and commercial model for TomTom's new location services platform, led negotiations with leading global mobile manufacturers.

Languages

  • English

    First language

  • French

    First language

  • Japanese

    Fluent

  • German

    Basic

Interests

Blogging
Social media
Social activism
Japan
China
Rock & blues guitar
DJing
Space venture business

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