Mindy Zhang just earned her 36th patent over the course of her 15-year career with Toyota, making her one of the most patented women in the automotive industry. Add that to the 15 patents she earned previously, working in the semiconductor industry in Japan, and it’s clear that Zhang is a driving force of technology.
Since Toyota Connected launched a year ago, it’s been stealthily hiring data technologists, running pilot programs with Uber and Getaround, and working to create products and services to make the driving experience more personal.
TMNA Senior Vice President and CIO Zack Hicks is living proof that – when it comes to respecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people – the company not only talks the talk, but also walks the walk.
When Bob Daly came to Toyota, he was just in time to help launch the Lexus brand. Now, on the brink of retirement, the longtime executive is helping to chart Toyota’s success for the next 50 years. So we sat down with him to talk about his career and gather some pertinent advice.
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