Tokyo, Japan and Cambridge, UK - Oct. 20, 2014 - IDTechEx
the leader in market research on emerging technologies today announced the expansion of its Japan office with the hiring of Mr. Yasuo Yamamoto as its head of business development in Japan.
"Yamamoto-san brings to IDTechEx extensive experience in both technology development and management in high-tech electronics industry" said Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx. "We are delighted to have him lead our business development efforts in Japan, strengthening our rapidly growing global presence."
Yamamoto brings a wealth of technical and commercial experience to the role, having worked in senior positions at DuPont
and Shoei Chemical in the past. Yamamoto's experience covers the entire spectrum of commercialization activities going from R&D, manufacturing, to regional sales and business development.
"Yamamoto-san has diverse technical and commercial experience that aligns well with our areas of focus," said Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Head of Consulting at IDTechEx. "He will be able to quickly assess our customers' technical and commercial challenges and find best in class solutions for them."
Yamamoto will join a team that includes research analysts, experts and associates based in Japan as well as in Europe and N America.
"IDTechEx has an impressive, state-of-the art collection of research material in the areas of Printed Electronics
, Electric Vehicles, 3D Printing, IoT, RFID
, Energy Harvesting
, Electronic Materials and Wearable technology besides being able to provide best in class consulting services." Said Yasuo Yamamoto, Head of Business Development for IDTechEx Japan. "I am thrilled to be part of this growing global company that can bring tremendous value to my Japan based customers."
Since 1999 IDTechEx
has been helping its customers profit from emerging technologies by providing independent market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technology. Clients use these insights to help make strategic business decisions to grow their organizations. IDTechEx is headquartered in Cambridge, UK with global offices in Boston, USA, Berlin, Germany and a regional office in Japan, supporting customers in over 80 countries. IDTechEx's PhD-educated subject matter experts and experienced industry leaders bring crucial insights into the world of 3D Printing, Printed Electronics
, IoT, Flexible & Wearable Technology, Energy Storage & Harvesting, Hybrid and Electric Vehicles as well as Electronic Materials and Devices by conducting primary research, on-site visits and interviews with customers, suppliers, eco-system partners and conducting global events that bring influential members of the industry together.