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Panel: How a Billion Future Commuters Will Get to the Office: Advanced Transportation Trends in China and Japan

Session: Tuesday, February 10 @ 9:30

Nihar Patel is vice president of North American business strategy for Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc.

In this position, he is responsible for developing North American business strategy, ensuring future volume growth strategy, engaging future technologies to maintain Toyota’s technology brand leadership, developing exports to markets outside of NAFTA and leading key strategic partner projects.

Prior to joining Toyota in the U.S., Patel was managing director for Abdul Latif Jameel, the sole distributor of Toyota vehicles in Saudi Arabia. He held numerous senior positions at Ford Motor Company in marketing, sales, strategy and product planning across Europe and Asia. During his time at Ford, he served as deputy general manager of marketing for Mazda Motor Corporation in Japan.

Patel received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from New York University and a master’s degree in marketing from Bentley University in Waltham, Mass.


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