Softil Appoints Akio Ogiso as Japan’s Business Development Director
Continuing its long-term leadership position in serving the IP communications and emerging mission-critical communications (MCC or MCX) markets, Softil recently announced the appointment of Akio Ogiso as Japan’s business development director.
“Akio Ogiso has the proven background and credentials to ensure that Softil’s IP communications products and its MCX-enabling BEEHD technology are at the heart of future communications systems in Japan and in Japanese vendors’ offerings to world markets,” says Pierre Hagendorf, Softil’s CEO.
A graduate from the Science University of Tokyo, Ogiso has held several key management roles over the years with leading telecommunications companies. From 1990-2003, he was managing director of AT&T/Lucent Technologies businesses for the Japanese market, and then senior vice-president of Orckit Communications from 2003-2011 responsible for business development in the APAC region. Since 2011, Ogiso has provided business consultation and support to several prominent companies.
Softil started serving the Japanese market over 24 years ago and its enabling technologies are well-known to Japanese telecom corporations and are embedded in a plethora of products developed over the years. Today’s IP communications solutions of Fujitsu, Hitachi, Iwatsu, NTT, Panasonic and Sony are all examples of long-term partnerships with Softil.