Hitachi America, Ltd.
Albert Matias has more than 20 years of management experience and is currently Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer of the Value Chain Integration Division of Hitachi America, Ltd. Matias is responsible for overseeing Regional Headquarter procurement functions and strategy. He also leads high-value procurement activities for Hitachi Americas Group companies and collaborates with other global Hitachi Group Regional Headquarters to drive social innovation strategies. Throughout his Hitachi career he has held positions of increasing responsibility. Prior to Hitachi, Matias was an International Relations Manager at the Computer Institute of Japan and General Manager at CIJ America, Inc.
Matias holds a B.A. degree in Social Ecology from the University of California at Irvine.