John Absmeier

CTO / Product & Technology

John Absmeier is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Director of Woven by Toyota.

John is a technology-forward business leader with more than 25 years of experience leading software and technology programs at both start-ups and publicly traded companies globally. He joined Woven Planet, now Woven by Toyota, in 2022 from Lear Corporation, where he led all aspects of innovation and technology as the Chief Technology Officer. He previously served as Senior Vice President and General Manager at Harman International and Vice President of Smart Machines at Samsung Electronics, where he led the acquisition of Harman by Samsung.

He started his career at Delphi, where he held multiple roles of increasing responsibility, including Managing Director of Delphi Labs @ Silicon Valley and Autonomous Driving as well as Business Director for Electronic Controls and Electrification in Asia-Pacific. Absmeier served in the U.S. Marine Corps and holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Management of Technology from the University of California at Berkeley. He also serves on the board of directors of Sensata Technologies, and Voltaiq companies.