Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc

Executive Leadership Team


Shingo Mizuno

Corporate Executive Officer & EVP, Vice Head of System Platform Business, Fujitsu Limited President & CEO, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Shingo Mizuno is responsible for Fujitsu’s network business worldwide, including wireless and optical products, network solutions, and integration services. These areas of the network business involve increasingly complex technologies and business models, and they require high levels of skill and expertise. As President and CEO of Fujitsu Network Communications, he oversees its business strategy and its four principal lines of business—optical, wireless, software and services.

Mizuno joined Fujitsu in 1989 and has held a number of leadership roles within the company, mostly in the wireless business group. Prior to assuming the Corporate Executive position, he was Vice President and Head of the Mobile Solutions Division, leading Fujitsu’s mobile core network solutions for service providers as well as enterprise customers, and integration business with strategic partners. Previously he was engaged in Evolium, a Fujitsu-Alcatel joint venture, working on 3G mobile system development. He also has wide experience of mobile system standardization and global deployment efforts such as the Open Radio equipment Interface (ORI).

He currently serves as Director for IOWN Global Forum, contributes to several important committees for the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC); the Association of Radio Industries and Business (ARIB); the Photonics Electronics Technology Research Association (PETRA); and the ITU-Association of Japan. He holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Tokyo University of Science.

Annie Bogue

COO & Head of Sales & Marketing, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Annie Bogue brings over 25 years of business leadership experience to her role as Chief Operating Officer at Fujitsu Network Communications. Annie oversees the company’s overall business operation and administration, as well as its four principal lines of business—optical, wireless, software and services. Her leadership of the Sales and Marketing 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, where she quickly established herself as a leader and worked her way up. She has been a key contributor to Fujitsu’s rich history of loyal customer partnerships with everything from multimillion-dollar accounts to small local telcos. Throughout her career, Annie has led, inspired, and energized her teams as they developed creative strategies, navigated challenging transitions, and co-created with clients.

A founding member of Women’s Innovative Network (WIN), the Fujitsu women’s advocacy organization in the Americas, Annie is strongly committed to balance, inclusion, and diversity in the workplace. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Engineering Route to Business.

Rod Naphan

Head of Photonic Systems Business Unit, Fujitsu Limited
CTO, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

As Head of the Photonics Systems Business Unit, Fujitsu, Rod Naphan is responsible for the worldwide network optical transport and software business for Fujitsu.

As an architect of the Fujitsu networking vision, Rod provides executive leadership to the organizations that engage the industry, imagines the possibilities inherent in technology, and develops technology innovations enabling a more sustainable digital world. Over 30 years in the communications network industry, he has held various hands-on leadership roles in software and systems design engineering and product line management, spanning 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.

As Chief Technology Officer for 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 in the network industry. He believes that a diverse employee base provides Fujitsu with innumerable benefits, including increased creativity, innovation, and profitable growth.

Rod is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Tech Titans (Technology Association for North Texas). He previously served on the board of Directors for ATIS (Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions) and ONOS (an open source software community); and has served on technical advisory boards for CIAN (Center for Integrated Access Networks, an NSF-sponsored university research center of excellence), and for various component technology companies.

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

Masaki Taniguchi

SVP & Head of Mobile Systems Business Unit, Fujitsu Limited

As SVP and head of the Mobile Systems Business Unit, Masaki Tanaguchi plays a key role in expanding Fujitsu’s technology and solutions portfolio and establishing the company as a global market leader in Open RAN technology and services. Taniguchi joined Fujitsu Limited in 1991 and has held several leadership positions in Fujitsu’s mobile systems and wireless business organizations since then. He became general manager of what was then the company’s Mobile Systems Division in 2011. In 2014 he was appointed Wireless System Division Manager in Fujitsu’s Network Product Business Headquarters, transitioned to the role of General Manager of Fujitsu’s Mobile Systems Business Headquarters in 2019, becoming SVP and head of this same group in 2022.

Greg Manganello

SVP & Head of Wireless & Services Solutions Business Unit, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Greg Manganello’s broad strategic vision has enabled Fujitsu to evolve its Network Services business into a high-growth, profitable powerhouse. His 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 exceed 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.

Todd Carter

Head of Fulfillment, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

As Head of Fulfillment at Fujitsu Network Communications, Todd Carter leads an organization tasked with ensuring the highest standards in manufacturing and supply chain operations. Prior to assuming this role, he was Director of Operations & Demand Management at Fujitsu Network Communications, responsible for all order fulfillment planning.

Todd joined Fujitsu in 1999 as a planner in the Operations group. He has since served in several positions with increasing responsibilities, all in the supply chain area. Throughout his career, Todd has led, motivated, and mentored many along the way. He is a highly accomplished supply chain leader with an excellent professional track record of putting the right people in place with the right processes to drive exceptional profitability.

Todd has played a key role in the development and implementation of strategic and tactical plans that have resulted in re-alignment of the supply chain and related business processes to better serve customers and support the overall objectives of the company.

Todd holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Texas A&M University.

Akito Inada

Head of Corporate Planning, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

As Head of Corporate Planning, Akito Inada reports to President & CEO Shingo Mizuno. 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.

John Lanius

SVP & General Counsel, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

John Lanius 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, and the Association of Corporate Counsel of America. 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.

Takeshi Kurita

Chief Financial Officer, Fujitsu Americas

Takeshi Kurita is Chief Financial Officer for Fujitsu Americas, with overall responsibility for financing, accounting, and facility management for the region. This includes the strategic formulation, review and approval of financial budgets and long-range plans, and ensuring controls for revenue, expense, debt, and cash management.

Kurita brings to his role over 30 years of experience and a rich background from serving in a variety of finance positions during his career. Prior to taking on this role in 2020, Kurita served two years as VP Finance for Fujitsu America, Inc., directly after serving two years as Senior Director for Fujitsu Limited. Prior to joining Fujitsu, Kurita worked at Mizuho Bank, primarily engaging with various financing businesses in and outside of Japan.

Kurita received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Keio Gijuku University in Tokyo, Japan and currently resides in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

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.

Jay Warsaw

Head of Americas Digital Systems Platform Unit, Fujitsu Americas Region

Jay Warsaw as Head of Americas Digital Systems Platform Unit (DSPU) is responsible for establishing/executing IT strategy to deliver high quality, cost-effective IT services to Fujitsu subsidiaries in the Americas region. He also acts as CIO for multiple subsidiary companies. The Americas DSPU delivers hybrid Infrastructure operations, end-user computing, enterprise applications, and cybersecurity from a diverse, global workforce with team members in the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, India, and the Philippines.

Prior to joining Fujitsu Jay held multiple sales and marketing roles in the Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) industry for products and services from Nortel, IBM, Apple where he developed a focus on customer requirements and delivery of outstanding customer experiences.

In his role as Head of Americas DSPU, he represents the unique needs of the region as a member of the Fujitsu Global CIO Board and ensures alignment with desired business outcomes, global standards, programs, and initiatives. A trusted advisor to the regional business leadership, Jay delivers technology solutions to business challenges and provides the technology foundation for Fujitsu’s Americas region digital transformation.

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