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EvoNexus Director Elect / Technical Director of the Strategic Research Department, Kawasaki Heavy Industries (USA)
EvoNexus Director Elect / Technical Director of the Strategic Research Department, Kawasaki Heavy Industries (USA),
Hiroaki Fujimoto is Technical Director of the Strategic Research Department, Kawasaki Heavy Industries (USA), based in the Bay Area, California. In this role, he is responsible for Kawasaki R&D projects and he is currently working on research & technology scouting, business development and investment deal sourcing of IoT/AI applications/Robotics/Mobility/Energy related to Kawasaki current and future business. He started his career at Kawasaki Heavy Industries in 1994, where he spent 24 years in the Corprate Technology Division and Precision Machinery Business Division. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Control Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. was founded in 1896 in Japan. Kawasaki is currently engaged in the manufacture of aircraft, ships, engines, rolling stock, hydraulic equipment, industrial robot, energy plant, and consumer items, such as motorcycle, off-road four wheeler and JET-SKI watercraft. During the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019 Kawasaki Group generated worldwide sales of approximately US$14.2 billion.