Raed Kadri is Director of Automotive Technology and Mobility Innovation at Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). His portfolio includes the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network project (AVIN), which drives economic growth, creates high-quality jobs and strengthens Ontario’s competitive advantage in the automotive and transportation sectors.
AVIN supports the commercialization of technology in areas such as connected/autonomous vehicles (C/AV) and smart mobility and is preparing Ontario for the adoption and deployment of these advanced technologies.
Raed also leads the Automotive Supplier Competitiveness Improvement Program (ASCIP), which increases the capabilities of Ontario small- and medium-sized automotive suppliers, while encouraging productivity that increases global exports. ASCIP partners with Ontario companies to adopt industry-4.0-enabling technologies.
Raed received his Bachelor of Applied Science (Industrial Engineering) from the University of Windsor, his Master of Science (Industrial Engineering) from Wayne State University in Detroit and his Master of Science (Business and Management Research) from Henley Business School in Henley-on-Thames, U.K. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Business Administration from Henley Business School in partnership with Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
- Company:Director, Automotive Technology and Mobility Innovation, Ontario Centres of Excellence