Gianni Arena’s career and experience spans the globe and, his work, for the most renowned in the international automotive industry is extensive.
At the age of 20, Gianni moved to Turin, where his fortunes and career took an important turn. He joined ITALDESIGN in Moncalieri's atelier, apprentice to the genius of automotive design, Giorgetto Giugiaro. Thriving in this creative environment for almost two decades, Gianni honed his expertise and innovative automotive design skills.
In 2011, as Manager of Vehicle Architecture, Qoros in Shanghai, Gianni took the chance to prove himself on an international stage, where he participated in the development of 4 production cars, bringing life to the concept and making it a reality. With this achievement successfully under his belt, he continued to explore new experiences, and seek broader opportunities.
After Qoros,he began collaboration with several Chinese car manufacturers, involved in the set up of new electric car projects. During this time, he worked with the leadership team of Techrules,an automotive research and development company based in Beijing, China, with whom he collaborated with until 2017, the year in which Gianni to embarked upon his next challenge, relocating to Singapore to establish KTI.
With KTI, Gianni’s ambition is to continue to pursue excellence in innovative car design and broaden his reach, leveraging on his capabilities, skills and experience to offer quality services to those who desire to develop unique and innovative products in the automotive field.
Gianni's most recent achievement is the LVCHI Venere, a 1000 horsepowerelectric sedan, successfully showcased at the Geneva International Motor Show 2018. Upcoming for KTI is a new programme for the creation of two segment B and C passenger cars and one GT pure electric, which will be market ready in 2021 and other exciting developments.