Title: Vice President - Electronic Systems Division
Kenneth Wayne Powell
Electronic Systems Division
Toyota Motor North America, Research and Development
Wayne Powell is the vice president of the Electronic Systems Division at Toyota Motor North American Research & Development (TMNA R&D) based in York Township, Mich. He is responsible for the development of multimedia and telematics systems for TMNA.
Powell joined TMNA R&D in 2008 as a quality manager and led the proactive problem prevention group in the quality department. In 2009, he became the manager of body electronics systems. In 2010, Powell was promoted to the general manager of wiring harness body electronics.
Prior to joining Toyota, Powell worked for the Ford Motor Company and Visteon Corporation.
Powell received a master's degree in technology management from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor's of science in mechanical engineering from MIT.