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GBDe 2011 eneral Assembly Meeting

Organizing Committee Members

    In Alphabetical Order by Company Name:
  • Chunghwa Telecom
  • NEC Corporation
  • NTT DATA Corporations
  • TPI (GBDe Chair for 2011)
Mr. Shaio-Tung Chang
Mr. Shaio-Tung Chang
Chunghwa Telecom
Mr. Shaio-Tung Chang began his career in DGT (Directorate General of Telecommunications) in 1969. He was previously Senior Vice President of Chunghwa Telecom and supervised the marketing, information technology and customer service departments. Prior to that, he served as head of CHT's Mobile Business Group and International Business Group. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan

Mr. Toshimitsu Iwanami
Mr. Toshimitsu Iwanami
Senior Vice President and Member of the Board
NEC Corporation
Mr. Toshimitsu Iwanami is a Senior Vice President and Member of the Board at NEC Corporation, and is head of the Sales Business Unit, responsible for domestic sales and marketing.

Mr. Iwanami joined NEC Corporation in 1972 after receiving a B.S. degree in Electro-Communications from the University of Electro-Communications. For 17 years, he was engaged in sales of solutions for private sector industries, such as medicine, food, cosmetics, as well as development of such systems as Multi Channel Access, Key-entry devices, and POS terminals. In 1989, Mr. Iwanami became responsible for healthcare market, focusing on the hospital market, developing a remarkable sales record of total solutions to various medical organizations, including Osaka University Hospital.

In 2002, Mr. Iwanami became Executive General Manager of the Solutions Sales Operations Unit, in charge of the government, medicine, public and education sectors. This unit supplied advanced finger identification system solutions to both domestic and global police markets, and provided electronic procurement systems to the government. From 2003 to 2005 he served as President and CEO of NEC Solutions America, responsible for the solutions business in North America. Mr. Iwanami has been in his current position since 2006.

Mr. Iwanami enjoys sports, such as volleyball, skiing, golf and walking, as well as reading books and watching movies.

Mr. Takashi Enomoto
Mr. Takashi Enomoto
Senior Executive Vice President & Executive Board Member,
Joined Nippon Telephone & Telegraph Corporation (known as NTT) in April 1975, where he entered in the Data Communications Division and started his long career in the filed of system integration. In 1988, NTT DATA CORPORATION was spun off from NTT Corporation as a private corporation to take over the data communication operations.

In February 1990, he was appointed Senior Manager of the US branch, and enlarged its business in the US IT market until being appointed Senior Manager of Personnel Department back in Tokyo Headquarters in 1992.

Career at NTT Data,
April 1996 President of M.I.S.I. co.,Ltd., a full service IT resources firm headquarted in NY, a NTT Data subsidiary.
April 1999 Senior Executive Manager of Global Business Department
July 2001 Senior Executive Manager of Industrial System Sector
June 2003 Director & Senior Executive Manager of Personnel Department
June 2005 Senior Vice President & Director
June 2007 Executive Vice President & Executive Board Member
June 2008 Senior Executive Vice President & Executive Board Member
July 2009 Global IT Service Company President
Completed his studies of economics at Tokyo Metropolitan University with a Bachelor of Arts in March 1975.

Mr. Michael Rehkopf
Mr. Michael Rehkopf
Partner & Director North Asia
Michael Rehkopf is a partner at TPI, the world’s largest sourcing advisory firm, with responsibility for TPI's North Asia business.

With more 25 years of experience in operations, strategy and sourcing covering all major parts of the globe working for Australian, Canadian, German, Japanese and US companies in both business process and IT, Michael is a recognized expert in the use of sourcing to improve business performance. His blog on sourcing can be found at

Michael has led the establishment of businesses in Australia, Japan and China yielding deep insights into the opportunities and challenges of global business.

Michael received his Bachelor Degree from the University of Waterloo (Canada) and also holds a Master of Dispute Resolution from the University of Technology, Sydney (Australia).