Enrique David Espinosa
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Innovation Laboratory
Enrique David Espinosa currently serves as the Team Lead of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Innovation Laboratory where he runs projects that foster the adoption of innovative technology for manufacturing, IoT and Industry 4.0. He is a generalist with more than 35 years’ experience as a cross-disciplinary researcher, academic, industry consultant, systems analyst, and entrepreneur. He holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence for Education and Service Science. He also has a master’s degree in Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology. He designed, managed, and taught on a corporate training and consulting venture in Enterprise Java Development for e-Business. Concurrently he was a researcher in Automated Reasoning, Cognitive Constructivism, and Intelligent Tutoring, as well as an Associate Professor and Chairman of a Computer Science Department. More recently he designed a Mobile Application Development programme for continuing education. His current research is on methods, systems, strategies, and policies for providing the current and future manufacturing workforce with ways to adopt new Intelligent Systems for Manufacturing and to better adapt to the factory of the future and AI automation.