Dr. Ernesto Mottola
Senior Manager, Model Based Development
Toyota Motor Europe
Ernesto has an academic background in structural analysis, and 18 year of professional experience in simulation. Upon joining Toyota in 2007, he has worked as a CAE analyst for body development in Europe and Japan, before becoming responsible for newly established Model Based Development function in Vehicle Performance Engineering division at Toyota Motor Europe technical center. His team is responsible for research, technical development and deployment of methods for digital vehicle development. One of his challenges is to establish a digital thread between requirements and validation, to realise ever better vehicles through a more efficient and value added information flow among stakeholders.