Tomonari Sato

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Tomonari Sato: Why I joined Cloudflare and why I’m helping Cloudflare grow in Japan

Tomonari Sato: Why I joined Cloudflare and why I’m helping Cloudflare grow in Japan

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Tomonari Sato: Why I joined Cloudflare and why I’m helping Cloudflare grow in Japan

I’m excited to announce that I recently joined Cloudflare in Japan as Vice-President and Managing Director, to help build and expand our customer, partner base, and presence in Japan. Cloudflare expanded its network in Japan in 2010, just months after launching. Now, 12 years later, Cloudflare is continuing its mission to help build a better Internet in Japan and across the globe, and I’m looking forward to being able to contribute to that mission!

Tomonari Sato: Why I joined Cloudflare and why I’m helping Cloudflare grow in Japan

A little about me

In my 35-year career in the IT industry, I have been fortunate enough to work with some of the biggest technology companies in the world, working in various roles in both sales and technical sides of the business. I consider this one of my biggest strengths. In addition, working in the IT industry has allowed me to acquire industry knowledge across a number of different solutions such as custom development, packaged systems (ERP, CRM), MS Office products, and cloud solutions.

Most recently, I was director of the Enterprise Business Group for Japan at AWS, where I was responsible for all commercial industries such as Manufacturing, Process, Distribution, Retail, Telecommunications, Utility, Media, Service, Pharmaceuticals, among others. Continue reading