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. Then he expanded his areas covering transportation.
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.
He assumed the position of President and CEO of ITS Japan in 2009. He has also been the Secretary General of ITS Asia-Pacific since 2009.