Geo Leader: Japan
Hideaki Yajima joined Cisco Corporate Development in 2014 and is focused on strategy, investments and acquisitions for Japan as well as cross-border initiatives across the APJ region. Most recently Hideaki spent six years as an Executive Director at Mobile Internet Capital, an IT-focused venture capital firm in Tokyo. After starting his career at NTT Data Corporation as a systems engineer in projects for the Japanese and Malaysian governments as well as the packaged software business, Hideaki worked at Accenture as a strategic consultant and at Macquarie Group as an ICT investment professional.
Hideaki earned his MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and his B. Eng. and M. Eng. Degrees from the University of Tokyo.