Toyota’s Virtual Plant Tour & Digital Engineering Tools
  • During this interactive presentation, audience members can get a behind the scenes look at Toyota’s North American Production Plants
  • Trever will lead an interactive plant tour via a VR Headset and engaging audience members as they watch the 360-degree process live on screen
  • Highlighting advances in technology and innovative production processes including Digital Engineering Tools, Robotics, Automation, and Quality systems
  • Participants will have a chance to immerse themselves in this experience by putting on the VR headsets themselves after the session

Trever White
Group Manager, Digital Intelligent Manufacturing Engineering

Trever is an Executive in Toyota’s North America Production Engineering Division responsible for Digital Systems. This includes Engineering Systems supporting Factory Digital Twin, Regional Manufacturing Business Systems Product Owner, Production Engineering Process Kaizen App Development, and Operational Technologies supporting Industry 4.0.

History: Trever has been with Toyota for 25 years, spending 23 years in Information Technology before rotating to Production Engineering. Before Toyota, he worked for IBM as a Systems Engineer. Trever spent 10 years in IT Infrastructure with responsibility for Network, Telecommunications, Security, Server, and Storage.  He relocated to the Bay area for a long-term assignment at NUMMI, now the Tesla Factory.  After this, he was responsible for North America Regional IT Site Operations then Manufacturing Systems and later became the General Manager of Automotive Business Systems where he also assumed IT responsibility for R&D, Purchasing, and the North American Parts Supply Chain Systems. He recently led the Advanced IT for Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 Programs for Information Systems.

Education: White graduated from University of Kentucky with a Bachelors in Decision Science & Information Systems.

Accolades: He has served as Vice Chair and is currently on the Board of Directors for MESA International, CESMII, and others.  He has been a speaker at the Industry Week Best Plants Conference, Center for Automotive (CAR) conference, Connected Manufacturing, IoT World, multiple Universities, and other Industry leading forums.  He has been recognized with awards by CIO 100 & Smart Industry Top 50 Innovators.