Siva SivalingamGroup Manager, Connected Technologies at Toyota Motor North America
Siva Sivalingam serves as Group Manager, Connected Technologies at Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) as well as Director of Engineering at Toyota Connected North America. Additionally, he has global Chief Product Owner responsibility for connected fleet mobility, connected consumer and digital key platforms.
Since beginning his journey at Toyota in 2016, Siva has served a number of positions across Toyota's Information Technology Experiences and Connected Technologies pillars managing global engineering and operations teams in United States, Japan, Belgium, the United Kingdom, India and China. Siva has worked across multiple disciplines including enterprise architecture, application development, cloud infrastructure and has specialized in connected vehicle technologies for the last 12 years.
In his dual-capped role, Siva oversees the design, development and implementation of the company’s connected car ecosystem and is driving transformational change through cutting edge technology, data and connectivity. Toyota Connected serves as Toyota’s data science hub connecting vehicles, customers and businesses through machine learning and artificial intelligence. Key products include an industry-leading big data platform, mobility services platform and predictive analytics.
Siva graduated from the Bharathidasan University in India with a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering and an MBA in General Management from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.