Between the Most Demanding Business Cultures

> mikAdvance, Tokyo, Japan


Consultant, 2009-2010, 2016 - Present

Company: Independent consulting firm assisting Western companies in/to East-Asian markets.

Scope: Independent consulting services to assist Western companies in/to East-Asian markets.



> ANITE TELECOMS LTD., Tokyo, Japan


Regional Director APAC, 2010-2015

Company: Global vendor of mobile communications testers, measurement, optimisation and analytics systems.

Scope: Full operational responsibility for the APAC market.



> ELEKTROBIT (EB) WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS TOOLS, Tokyo, Japan


Sales Director APAC, 2005-2009

Company: Global provider of multi-channel/MIMO application radio channel emulators.

Scope: Mainly Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand; jointly China, Hong Kong, Singapore, SEA.



> ELCOTEQ JAPAN CO., LTD., Tokyo, Japan


President and Representative Director, 2001-2005

Company: Major communications equipment and electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider.

Scope: Japanese and Korean customers globally. Japanese suppliers globally.



> ELEKTROBIT NIPPON K.K., Tokyo, Japan


President, 1998-2001

Company: High-end wireless telecom engineering service and RF-testing equipment provider.

Scope: All Elektrobit operations in Japan and Korea.



> NORDBERG GROUP, Korea/Japan/Finland


Various positions, 1989-1998

Company: Currently known as Metso Minerals, the leading mineral processing equipment provider.

Scopes: From Electrics design to sales support to sales.

Country Manager of Korea Representative Office (1997-1998, Korea).

Sales Support Manager for Nordberg Nippon K.K. (1996, Japan).

Area Manager, Asia-Pacific (1994-1995, Finland).

Chief Designer, Electrics and Automation (1989-1994, Finland).