Tetsuichi Tokusue Appointed as Yugabyte Executive Advisor

YugaByte Japan Co., Ltd.
Tetsuichi Tokusue Appointed as Yugabyte Executive Advisor
Tetsuichi Tokusue, who has a wealth of experience in developing startups in the IT industry in Japan, will support Yugabyte’s growth and innovation in the Japanese market, the most important market, as an executive advisor.

YugaByte Japan Co., Ltd., the Japanese subsidiary of Yugabyte, Inc., a leading open source distributed SQL database company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, today announced the appointment of Tetsuichi Tokusue as Executive Advisor. did. For more than 30 years, Mr. Tokusue is known as a pioneer in the IT world, having successfully launched Japanese subsidiaries of global IT venture companies such as PeopleSoft, FastSearch, BusinessObjects, Pivotal, and Workday. Most recently, he was involved in the launch of the team at Cognite Japan Co., Ltd. and contributed to the initial stage of business expansion. I aim to strengthen Yugabyte’s leadership in the Japanese market by leveraging my experience leading organizations that provide many innovative technologies and services.
At Yugabyte, Mr. Tokusue is in a position to provide strategic advice to speed up the launch of the Japanese market and further accelerate the business. The appointment of Tokusue as Executive Advisor underscores the importance of the growth of the Japanese market in the company’s strategy to expand its business globally and the company’s continued commitment to contributing to the digital transformation of companies. Thing. As a member of the advisory team, Mr. Tokusue is responsible for developing Yugabyte’s flagship products, YugabyteDB Anywhere (https://www.yugabyte.com/anywhere/) and YugabyteDB Managed (https://www.yugabyte.com/managed/). Advice to our management team and Japanese team leaders in order to promote the penetration of the Japanese market.
Commenting on the announcement, Yugabyte, Inc. CEO Bill Cook said: “We are honored to welcome Mr. Tokusue as our Executive Advisor in Japan. As a global company, we have earned the respect of many executives and industry leaders in Japan and have created many achievements. Mr. Tokusue is exactly what Yugabyte needs and we are delighted to be working with him again.”
Tokusue, Executive Advisor of YugaByte Japan, said:
“We are very honored to be able to help deliver the value of Yugabyte, which has already been adopted by many Fortune 500 for
mission-critical workloads, to Japanese customers. We are confident that we can contribute to digital transformation through databases.” About Yugabyte
Yugabyte is a company that develops and provides YugabyteDB, an open source high performance distributed SQL database for building global transactional applications. With SQL query flexibility, high performance, and cloud-native agility, YugabyteDB becomes the data foundation for business-critical applications, helping enterprises focus on growing their business instead of managing complex data infrastructure. . Trusted by companies in industries such as cybersecurity, financial markets, IoT, retail and e-commerce. Founded in 2016 by former Facebook and Oracle engineers, Yugabyte is backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners, 8VC, Dell Technologies Capital, Sapphire Ventures and others. For more information,
Please visit www.yugabyte.com.
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