CTO at Toyota Motor North America and Toyota Connected North America
Brian Kursar is the Chief Technology Officer for Toyota Motor North America and Toyota Connected North America responsible for Software Engineering, Data, Infrastructure, and Advanced Technologies in support of their Manufacturing, Sales, Parts, Supply Chain, Customer, Dealers, Product Quality, and Autonomous R&D initiatives. He also leads the companies Technology solutions for Mobility, Safety Services, and Connected Vehicle. Prior to re-joining Toyota, he worked at Warner Bros. as VP and Chief Architect of Global Data Strategy. There he led a Digital Transformation initiative to enable a Data Driven Culture and build out their Advertising Technology capabilities. In 2020, he was recognized by D Magazine as one of the Top 50 Dallas Inventors in Technology having designed an invention that allows Toyota to partner with hospitals and caregivers to make the world safer for people who suffer from Alzheimer’s and dementia.