February 04, 2008
NTT America Announces Appointment of CTO
NEW YORK – NTT America, a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced the appointment of Mr. Kazuhiro Gomi as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) effective immediately. In his new role, Mr. Gomi will be responsible for the company’s technology procurement strategy for optimal technology and vendor selection, industry relations and standardization efforts, and overall product portfolio management across all three business units at NTT America.
Mr. Gomi was involved in various R&D projects at NTT and held senior positions at NTT Labs’ central research organization in Japan prior to his assignment to lead the U.S. operations of NTT Communications’ Global IP Network (GIN) business unit. With his extensive experience in product development and technology project management, Mr. Gomi has the strong background to assess overall trends and advise the company on technology issues.
“IP backbone technology is a key component in NTT Group’s core infrastructure to support the Next Generation Network deployment and Mr. Gomi has strong expertise in that particular technology,” said Mr. Tetsuro Yamaguchi, President and CEO of NTT America. “Such a strong asset should enable him to effectively lead NTT America through its next phase of growth and development and will ensure that NTT America’s technology decisions are aligned with NTT Group’s overall future architecture.”
Mr. Gomi is based in NTT America’s New York headquarters and continues to head GIN business unit at NTT America in addition to this appointment.
About NTT America
NTT America is North America’s natural gateway to the Asia-Pacific region, with strong capabilities in the U.S. market. NTT America is the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, the global data and IP services arm of the Fortune Global 500 telecom leader: Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation (NTT). NTT America provides world-class Enterprise Hosting, managed network, and IP networking services for enterprise customers and service providers worldwide. For additional information on NTT America, visit us on the Web at www.nttamerica.com.