Dr. Norihiro Suzuki
Vice President & Executive Officer,
Chief Technology Officer,
Norihiro Suzuki is Vice President & Executive Officer, CTO, General Manager of the Research & Development Group, and General Manager of the Corporate Venturing Office of Hitachi, Ltd.
Suzuki joined the Central Research Laboratory of Hitachi, Ltd. in 1986 after completing his M.Eng. at the University of Tokyo. He began his research career in video signal processing, later leading research in Japan as well as the Americas. He became the first General Manager of the new Global Center for Social Innovation, established to lead collaborative creation activities worldwide, in April 2015. He was appointed to his current position as head of the Research & Development Group in April 2016. Suzuki received his Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo in 1995, and was a visiting scholar at Columbia University, USA from 1995-96. He is a member of the IEEE, IEICE and the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers.