Daisuke Toyoda is the SVP of Administration, and one of the founding members. He came from Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC).
In TRI-AD, he is trying to set the environment where all the members could focus on their works and maximize productivity and efficiency. To Engineering Team, maximize their times for engineering. To Admin Team, trying to implement "Admin Agile Style" and "Information Sharing Platform". Currently, he is trying to change members' mindset for "sharing". Ultimately, he would like to expand information sharing platform to all Toyota Group.
Prior to TRI-AD, he was at the Electronic Control Engineering Division at TMC where he changed the organization to optimize software driven development.
The reason why he joined TMC was to develop an "Ever Better Car" with members who succeeded his and their driving master's will.
He likes cars, and he participates in Motorsports activities. This is because he would like to leverage these skills, which have been learnt in extreme conditions, to know what is "fun to drive", to evaluate what is "good cars", and to make "good cars" even under in autonomous system
He tends to think "before taste, middle taste, aftertaste" in many things.