Shinya Wakabayashi started working at Honda Motorcycle R&D Center in 1992, in the Engine design division. In 1999 he joined HRC and was Engine design project leader for VTR1000SPW and RC211V until 2005 when he returned to Honda Motorcylce R&D Center. In 2014 he became General Manager of Power Unit Development Division, a position held until April 2018 when he was appointed HRC Director/General Manager of the Technology Development Division.

Career History

1992-1999 Honda Motorcycle R&D Center, Engine design division
1999-2005 HRC, Engine design project leader for VTR1000SPW and RC211V
2005-2014 Honda Motorcylce R&D Center
2014-2018 Honda Motorcylce R&D Center, General Manager of Power Unit Development Division
April 2018-Present HRC Director, Senior Chief Engineer and General Manager of HRC Technology Development Division