Raed Kadri is Senior Director of Automotive Technology and Mobility Innovation at Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). In his role, he is responsible for leading Ontario’s Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN), an initiative by the Government of Ontario which drives economic growth, creates high-quality jobs and strengthens Ontario’s competitive advantage in the automotive, transportation and mobility sector.
AVIN supports the commercialization of automotive and advanced mobility technologies and solutions in mass light vehicles (e.g., cars, trucks, and vans), heavy-duty vehicles (including commercial vehicles, trucks, buses, recreational vehicles (RVs) and others used for goods movement), transportation infrastructure, intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and transit-supportive systems and vehicles. In addition to that, AVIN is supporting Ontario to prepare for the adoption and deployment of these advanced 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.