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Fujitsu Network Communications Executive Leadership

Doug Moore

Doug Moore
President and Chief Executive Officer
Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Doug Moore is President, CEO, and member of the board of directors of Fujitsu Network Communications Inc., where he is responsible for the overall strategic leadership and general management of the company’s optical, wireless, software and services business operations.

During his career, Doug has held a variety of positions at Fujitsu including SVP Sales, Services and Marketing, as well as leadership positions in development, manufacturing and engineering. Prior to Fujitsu, he worked in development, quality assurance and sales at AT&T Network Systems (formerly Western Electric).

Doug is a passionate supporter of and believer in STEM education and the growth of the digital economy. He is currently serving the following roles:

  • Treasurer and Member of the Board of Directors of the Telecom Industry Association (TIA) representing companies that build and support the communications technologies and information networks of today and tomorrow
  • Member of the board of directors of Adaptive Spirit, a nonprofit trade association that is a key supporter and partner in fundraising for adaptive athletics, including the U.S. Paralympic Ski Team
  • Honorary Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman Emeritus of Tech Titans, (formerly the Metroplex Technology Business Council), the largest trade association supporting high technology in North Texas 
  • Member of the Board of Advisors of iCode, an educational incubator that teaches computer science and robotics while inspiring problem solving and critical thinking for adults and children in grades 1–12  
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Truenet Communications, Inc., a leader in planning, engineering & designing, implementing, and supporting communications infrastructure nationwide since 1985
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Asociar LLC, a certified MWBE systems integrator and supply chain specialist   

Doug received his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering (BSME) from the University of Arizona and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Arizona State University.

John Lanius

John Lanius
General Counsel
Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

John Lanius is SVP and General Counsel at Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

He is responsible for setting the company’s legal strategy and directing a wide range of legal- and compliance-related activities. John manages litigation and dispute resolution, compliance (including policies and related training), business strategies, commercial transactions, purchasing, intellectual property protection, and import/export activities.

Before he joined Fujitsu in 2000, John worked for almost five years with the Dallas-based law firm of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, PC, in both its litigation and corporate sections. He originally began practicing law in Dallas as an attorney in the general litigation division of Strasburger & Price, LLP, in 1994.

John is admitted to practice in the state of Texas as well as in the federal courts in the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Association of Corporate Counsel of America, and the Dallas Bar Association. John has worked in leadership roles in a number of local community organizations including the Richardson Symphony Orchestra and TechTitans.

John received his Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991 and his Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. in 1994.

Greg Manganello

Greg Manganello
Head of Wireless and Services Solutions
Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Greg Manganello is Head of Wireless and Service Solutions at Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. His broad strategic vision has enabled Fujitsu to evolve its Network Services business into a high-growth, profitable powerhouse.

Greg’s transformation-oriented, inspirational leadership style is the result of over 25 years of profit and revenue creation in technology companies. His tough-minded, innovative approach is focused on creating an organizational architecture in which top-flight talent can think big and perform beyond expectations.

Greg began his career at Bell Laboratories as a solutions architect and advanced rapidly through various management roles. During the 1990s, Greg held positions as director of strategy, marketing, business planning, business development, and executive sales. More recently at Alcatel-Lucent, (formerly AT&T Network Services, Lucent Technologies and Bell Laboratories) Greg was VP of business development in Brazil, then North America VoIP leader, and industry and public sector VP.

Greg holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. He also attended Penn State and Thunderbird University, earning executive education in financial analysis for strategic management and financial issues in global competition, as well as a mini Master of Business Administration (MBA). Greg has completed the Fujitsu Global Knowledge Institute, a six-month senior leadership development program. He serves on the advisory board of the Center for Services Leadership at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

Rod Naphan

Rod Naphan
Deputy Head of the Network Products Business Unit, Fujitsu and Head of Technology Solutions
Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Rod Naphan, Deputy Head of the Network Products Business Unit, Fujitsu and CTO / Head of Technology Solutions, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., is responsible for the optical and software businesses for Fujitsu globally. As the architect of the Fujitsu networking and portfolio vision Rod provides executive leadership to the organization that engages the industry, imagines the possibilities inherent in technology, and defines Fujitsu’s future networking technology solutions enabling connected services in a digital word.

Rod has broad experience in the planning, development and promotion of networking platforms. Over 29 years in the communications industry, he has held various hands-on leadership roles in software and systems design engineering and product line management across several generations of industry leading communications equipment and software solutions. Prior to joining Fujitsu, Rod worked as a software engineer at Bell Northern Research in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

At Fujitsu Network Communications, Rod has been a champion for diversity in the workplace, and is a proud supporter of the Women’s Innovative Network (WIN), an internal program designed to promote diversity overall and support women’s growth and success in particular. He believes that a diverse employee base provides Fujitsu with innumerable benefits, including increased creativity, innovation and profitable growth.

Rod serves on the Board of Directors for ATIS (Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions). He has served on the board of open source communities (ONOS/CORD), and technical advisory boards for CIAN (Center for Integrated Access Networks, an NSF sponsored university research center of excellence) and for various device technology companies.

Rod holds a BSc. in Honors Computing and Computer Electronics from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a MASc. in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Ontario.

Annie Bogue

Annie Bogue
Head of Sales and Marketing
Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Annie Bogue brings 23 years of business leadership experience to her role heading up the Sales and Marketing organization at Fujitsu Network Communications. Her organization emphasizes deep understanding of networks, commitment to driving successful customer outcomes, and the power of collaboration.

After joining Fujitsu as a production planner in the Operations group, Annie found her calling in Sales, establishing herself as a leader and working her way up. She has been a key contributor to Fujitsu’s rich history of loyal customer partnerships from multimillion-dollar accounts to small local telcos. Throughout her career, Annie has led, inspired and energized her teams in developing creative strategies, navigating challenging transitions, and co-creating with clients.

As a founding member of the Fujitsu women’s advocacy organization for the Americas, known as the Women’s Innovative Network (WIN), Annie is strongly committed to balance, inclusion and diversity in the workplace. She is an alum of the University of Texas at Austin, where she received her BBA (Engineering Route to Business).

Barrie Hall

Barrie Hall
Head of Fulfillment
Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Barrie Hall is SVP Fulfillment at Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. In this role, he leads an organization tasked with ensuring the highest standards in manufacturing and supply chain operations. He has spent more than 20 years years driving manufacturing quality excellence and supply chain innovation throughout the fulfillment organization. He was instrumental in the company’s adoption of the TL9000 Quality Management System and the implementation of Toyota Production System principles. Under Barrie’s leadership, the Fujitsu manufacturing operation in Richardson has been recognized by Fujitsu in Japan for exemplary supply chain innovation.

Prior to his career at Fujitsu, Barrie spent 12 years in a number of manufacturing, product management, and program management roles at AT&T Micro Electronics, AT&T Federal Systems and AT&T Power Systems. Before moving to the telecommunications industry, Barrie spent 2 years in manufacturing roles at Colgate Palmolive.

Barrie holds a BSc in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri and an MBA from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. He is also a member of the UT Dallas Supply Chain Management Industry Advisory Board.

Akito Inada

Akito Inada
Head of Corporate Planning
Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

As Head of Corporate Planning, Akito Inada reports to President & CEO Doug Moore. In this role, he supports the executive leadership teams in the US and Japan with strategic and financial guidance. Mr. Inada joined Fujitsu Limited in 1993 and since then has served various leadership roles in business management. Most recently, he served with Fujitsu Limited as Senior Director, Network Business Strategic Division, in the Network Business Group. Inada-san holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Kansai University, Osaka, Japan.

Susan Danko

Susan Danko
Head of Human Resources
Fujitsu Americas Region

Susan Danko is Head of Human Resources, Fujitsu Americas. She joined Fujitsu in 1992. During her tenure at the company, she has occupied positions of increasing responsibility in human resources including staffing manager, HR business partner, director of human resources, VP and SVP human resources.

Prior to Fujitsu, Susan worked as a branch manager and senior recruiter in the recruiting agency industry. She is very active in support of various community causes such as the Seven Loaves food pantry, to which Fujitsu is a regular donor, and the Richardson ISD Excellence in Education Foundation, of which she is a board member. She is also an executive board member and past international president of the Alpha Omicron Pi fraternity.

Susan holds a BS in business from Purdue University, and a Professional HR (PHR) certification.

Jeff Meier

Jeff Meier
Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer
Fujitsu Americas Region

Jeff Meier is Chief Information Officer for Fujitsu Americas and is responsible for the Information Technology Group for Fujitsu subsidiaries in the Americas region, covering Operations, Enterprise Applications, Electronic Business Solutions and Cyber Security for Information, Communications and Technology (ICT).

Jeff also serves as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the region, working closely with the Fujitsu Global CISO organization to manage the company’s internal cyber-security program.

Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State University and a Master of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He completed post-graduate work at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, and Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina.

Rick Fiechtner

Rick Fiechtner
Chief Financial Officer
Fujitsu Americas Region

Rick Fiechtner is Chief Financial Officer for the Fujitsu Americas Region.

Rick began his career as a financial analyst with Burroughs Corporation in 1978. When Fujitsu acquired the Burroughs facsimile business in 1986, Rick became the Controller of Fujitsu Imaging Solutions of America, Inc. He transferred to the computer products group of Fujitsu America, where he assumed responsibility for financial planning and IT.  Rick transferred to Fujitsu Network Communications in 1990, as director of accounting with primary responsibility for all accounting and finance operations. He was promoted to vice president of accounting and finance in 1998, to senior vice president of accounting and finance in January 2009, then to chief financial officer in 2012.

Rick graduated in 1976 from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah, with Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He received an MBA from the University Of Illinois in 1978.

Tsuyoshi Ueshima

Tsuyoshi Ueshima
Deputy Head of Global R&D Network Products Business Unit
Fujitsu

Tsuyoshi Ueshima currently serves as the Deputy Head of Global R&D Network Products Business Unit, Fujitsu and Senior Vice President of Development, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. In this role, he focuses on organizational policy and strategy, development, budget and issues involving organization, communication, and culture. He previously served as the Head of Development since 2013.

Ueshima joined Fujitsu in 1985, developing hardware for high speed and optical communication products. From 1994 to 2003, he served as Director of Hardware Development for Fujitsu Network Communications, and from 2006-2010 served in the same role for Fujitsu Telecom Europe Limited.

He received his BSEE from Yokohama National University in Japan, and his MBA from Aston University, Aston Business School in the UK.