I completed master’s degree in Mechanical engineering from Wayne State University, 2003. Since than I have been working in automotive lighting domain. I have been at Toyota North America for last 10 years as evaluation leader for NA market. My responsibilities include, understanding the customer voice for all lighting related performances i.e. illumination performance, reliability, durability, regulation adaptability and 3rd party rating, setting up performance targets, new evaluation methods and performance confirmation after the design completion.