Former Microsoft, Apple Executive Joins NetSuite to Lead NetSuite’s Japan Operations
SAN MATEO, Calif. and TOKYO—June 2, 2016—NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced the appointment of Tomoyuki Nakanishi as its Vice President and General Manager for Japan. In this role, Nakanishi is charged with driving the business growth and operational strategy in Japan.
“NetSuite’s position and reputation continue to grow in Japan,” Tomoyuki said. “I am excited to join this company and help Japanese businesses reap the rewards of the agility, flexibility and scalability of NetSuite’s business management suite.”
Tomoyuki brings to NetSuite strong experience in sales and marketing in the enterprise software industry. Prior to NetSuite, Tomoyuki was with Apple where he was responsible for driving the transformation of the Enterprise Partner business for Apple in Japan. Before that, he served as Director of Dynamics at Microsoft where he led the implementation of the product into the market and contributed to the growth of the business by five times in five years. He also has a wealth of experience in cloud software as he led Office365 and Azure initiatives when he was Director of SMB at Microsoft. Tomoyuki started his career with Software AG of Far East, Inc. Tomoyuki received his B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and is a Certified Public Accountant.
“Nakanishi-san brings a wealth of industry expertise to help us expand on our success bringing the world’s #1 cloud ERP to businesses in Japan,” said Lee Thompson, Senior Vice President and GM, Asia Pacific & Japan. “We’re excited to have him join our team and address the huge market opportunity for cloud solutions. His appointment demonstrates NetSuite’s commitment to their international operations and Japan is expected to grow under Nakanishi-sans’ leadership with the addition of new talent as part of this expansion.”
Today, more than 30,000 companies and subsidiaries depend on NetSuite to run complex, mission-critical business processes globally in the cloud. Since its inception in 1998, NetSuite has established itself as the leading provider of cloud-based financials/enterprise resource planning (ERP) and omnichannel commerce software applications for businesses of all sizes. Many FORTUNE 100 companies rely on NetSuite to accelerate innovation and business transformation. NetSuite continues its success in delivering the best cloud business management software to businesses around the world, enabling them to lower IT costs significantly while increasing productivity, as the global adoption of the cloud accelerates.
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