- Aki Nakada
As President of NRI ITSA, Aki Nakada has been leading NRI's global business expansion in the U.S. for over 13 years. Aki initially joined NRI's team in Japan as Business Development Manager, and led projects in China as Vice President. He later came to the United States to lead a study team, supporting our largest retail client in their global operations.
In 2014, Aki helped establish NRI IT Solutions America, and currently serves as President and CEO. Under his guidance, our team has worked to modernize and productize our existing set of retail and manufacturing solutions and processes, with the goal of expanding and growing our center of excellence solutions and professional services practice.
Throughout his career, Aki has strived to contribute value and insight by integrating NRI ITSA's company goals with a focus on the betterment of all. Aki holds a Master's degree in Mathematics from Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. For 17 years, he has developed Business/People Oriented Solutions, leading large-scale Business Transformation efforts to maximize and advance our client's business processes, value, and competitive advantage.
Before joining NRI, he dedicated 13 years at IBM as a System Architect, where he and his team developed and delivered numerous innovative Operating Systems, including Object Oriented Architecture and Artificial Intelligence software functionality. He currently holds several technology patents in the U.S., and has been published in technical and management journals nationwide in Japan.
"It is our job to spread "excitement" to all of our customers through our Business Solutions" by creating a "wow" factor which will surprise, delight, and benefit all of our clients, partners, and their customers.