Meeting of the Minds Speaker

William Chernicoff

Senior Manager, Global Research and Innovation

Toyota Mobility Foundation

Dr. Chernicoff currently serves as the Senior Manager of Global Research and Innovation for the Toyota Mobility Foundation.

He defines and coordinates the foundation’s research agenda, initiatives, programs, and provides technology guidance to projects. With both near- and long-term perspectives, Dr. Chernicoff helps conceive, identify, and execute new technology approaches that enable and improve the solutions implemented by the foundation and its partners. He brings a strong background across energy, technology, mobility, and climate policy from his prior work as a Manager and Principle Researcher with Toyota North America’s Energy & Environmental Research Group and his eight years with the US DOT’s Research Administration.