Professional Background: Since 2014, Takaaki Suga has been the Head of the IoT Business Division at Fujitsu, responsible for orchestrating the company’s IoT business strategy by coordinating with various business units and overseeing the Network Business Unit that handles IoT Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and IoT gateways. Previously, he was Senior Director of the M2M Business Division, managing end-to-end M2M solutions for enterprise customers. Suga joined Fujitsu as developer of communication devices upon graduation from college in 1987.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in physics from Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan.
Personal Passions: I recently restarted playing tennis and table tennis, which I had not played since my college days. Now I enjoy these sports with my family and I even participated in a table tennis tournament in my child’s school. I also like to travel around the country and have visited all of Japan’s 47 prefectures.