Senior Executive, Development of Artificial Intelligence into Automated Driving System and Connected Vehicle System, Toyota Research Institute
Jack Endo joined Toyota Motor Corp.(TMC) and began his R&D work at Higashi Fuji Technical Center, Advanced Electronics Dev. division in 1986. Jack was involved in R&D of future EV system and motor control, an adaptive cruise control system(ACC), automotive radar and LIDAR, automated vehicle control system in early ’90s and made a demonstration of automated driving and platooning at US I-15 in San Diego,CA in 1997. Jack was involved in establishing the new entity Toyota InfoTechnology Center (ITC) and led its expansion to the office in Palo Alto,CA in 2001. Then, Jack went back to Higashi Fuji to join BRIV to accelerate the R&D of Automated Driving, and heavily involved in promotion of Standardization and Gov-Industry collaboration as a member of Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association(JAMA). In March, 2017 Jack joined Toyota Research Institute in Silicon Valley, CA to further promote the development of Artificial Intelligence into Automated Driving System and Connected Vehicle System as a Senior Staff.