Mr. Amano joined Toyota Motor Corporation in 1982. He started his career as a factory automation engineer, developing industrial robots and operation management systems for manufacturing and logistics.
He participated in pioneering Electronic Road Pricing demonstration project in Singapore from 1993 to 1995 as project manager of a consortium. Since then, he has been involved in a variety of ITS projects both in Japan and overseas.
He has been a member of the International Program Committee of ITS World Congress since 2002 and also a member of the Board of Directors since 2006.
Since June 2009, he has been the President of ITS Japan.