Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.
As CEO, Mr. Masayuki Kato is responsible for the management and research direction of Fujitsu Laboratories of America, which conducts advanced research in next generation Information and Communications Technology solutions. Prior to this role, he was the head of the R&D Strategy and Planning Office at Fujitsu Laboratories based in Tokyo, Japan from 2010 to 2015.
In his 25 year career at Fujitsu, Mr. Kato held various technical and management roles including conducting research on computer peripherals, such as POS scanners, laser printers, fingerprint sensors, head-up displays from 1983 to 1994. He later became visiting scientist of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona, and worked on optical interconnect technologies from 1988 to 1989. He was also a leader of the printer development project in Printer Business Unit from 1995 to 1999 and conducted R&D in electronics packaging technology from 2000 to 2009. Mr. Kato holds a BS and MS degrees in Applied Physics from Tokyo Institute of Technology.