Our mission

HULFT’s mission is to help organizations find, secure, transform, and move the information that matters. A division of Saison Information Systems, we combine 25 years of customer success in data logistics, the precision and flexibility of Japanese engineering, with the speed and adaptability of a startup.

Our commitment to customers

Our belief is that data should work for you, our customers. We align the best strategic and technical resources to solve the most complex data logistics problems, and accelerate data infrastructure not just today but well into the future. That’s why more than 10,000 customers in 43 countries continue to trust us to provide the backbone of their enterprise data architecture.

The HULFT team

Shoichi Onoe

Shoichi Onoe

CEO

Shoichi Onoe

CEO

Shoichi brings decades of experience in bridging together Japanese and international organizations to drive collaboration and growth. As managing director and acting CEO, he oversees a global team of 300+ employees in building HULFT into a market leader in helping customers – more than 10,000 across the world -- find, secure, transform, and move massive volumes of data at scale. Before joining HULFT, Shoichi led and built teams in business development, business strategy, and product development across major brands such as Arthur Anderson (now Anderson Global), Trend Micro, and NEC Corporation.

Masa Maruyama

Masa Maruyama

President and COO

Masa Maruyama

President and COO

Operationally focused, Masa oversees HULFT, Inc.’s global corporate development, strategic and technical alliances, and associated go-to-market programs. With a strong emphasis on business development, Masa is passionate about creating solutions that solve customer pain points. Prior to joining HULFT, Masa led business development and incubation for global cybersecurity leader Trend Micro. He began his career running sales teams for global telecommunications giant Softbank (formerly Cable and Wireless IDC).

Masa earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Keio University prior to earning his Master of Business Administration from the Kenichi Ohmae Graduate School of Business.

 

Rin Nagaike

Rin Nagaike

Chief Technology Officer

Rin Nagaike

Chief Technology Officer

Rin has nearly 20 of experience creating complex products from inception to successful market delivery. Holding several patents, Rin’s focus has been on designing systems that support the future of messaging, network and security, IoT, and mobile communications. As CTO, Rin oversees the architecture and design of HULFT’s security, communication and monitoring models. Prior to joining HULFT, Rin held senior management roles at Nokia and KDDI Corporation. During his tenure at KDDI, he spearheaded and led the development team toward a successful launch of the Firefox OS smartphone to the Japanese market.

Rin earned a Master of Science in Aeronautics from the Imperial College of London prior to earning his second Master of Science in Computational Fluid Dynamics Osaka University Graduate School of Engineering Science.

Adam Erickson

Adam Erickson

Vice President of Sales

Adam Erickson

Vice President of Sales

As vice president of sales, Adam is responsible for developing the overall strategic sales plan that promotes growth and customer satisfaction. Adam has been building successful commercialization and go-to-market strategies for nearly 30 years for companies such as NextgenID, Bit Stew Systems (acquired by GE Digital), and Device Authority. He brings in-depth industry experience in manufacturing, supply chain logistics, government, and utilities.

Vivian Shic

Vivian Shic

Senior Director of Marketing

Vivian Shic

Senior Director of Marketing

With over a decade of corporate communications experience in the technology industry, Vivian is a strategic storyteller and has built and executed integrated marketing campaigns for B2B companies of all stages. Vivian oversees all HULFT U.S. marketing efforts, including public and analyst relations, brand development, content marketing, and digital marketing. Prior to HULFT, Vivian worked on both the agency and client-side of public relations, including Weber Shandwick, Trend Micro, and DayNine Consulting (acquired by Accenture).

Vivian is graduate of The University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and holds Master of Arts degree in Journalism from Temple University.

 

Dmitry Dukhan

Dmitry Dukhan

Senior Director, Digital Manufacturing

Dmitry Dukhan

Senior Director, Digital Manufacturing

As Senior Director of Digital Manufacturing, Dmitry is responsible for product strategy, roadmap, and go-to-market initiatives for Hulft Inc. Dmitry and his team focus on vetting the industry leading integration platform as a service solution, resolving fit for HULFT., consulting, and partnering, to deliver and accomplish best fit within a customer’s environment.

Dmitry holds Bachelor’s and Master's of Science degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering from Michigan State University and Wayne State University, respectively.

Javier Fernandez

Javier Fernandez

Principal Software Engineer

Javier Fernandez

Principal Software Engineer

A profoundly curious person, with a broad range of interests ranging from computing to electronics, music, languages, wood and metal working. His first encounter with a computer was at age 8, and the awe that he felt in that moment is something that has taken him in a career as a software engineer, systems administrator, production support, user support, develop and technical architect, with various detours into management along the way. He loves sharing his passions with other people, often regardless of whether they care. He has two young daughters and a wife that make him feel like an extremely lucky person.

Jay Greer

Jay Greer

Director, Digital Transformation Solutions

Jay Greer

Director, Digital Transformation Solutions

With over 25 years of network operations expertise, Jay heads up digital transformation solutions in the NAM market. Leveraging his knowledge of operational and IP technologies, IoT solutions and their impact to P&L, Jay helps create “real-world” solutions for business modernization. He is also a US Army veteran and holds multiple industry certifications.

Rashid Iqbal

Rashid Iqbal

Project Manager

Rashid Iqbal

Rashid has over 20 years of experience leading information technology and software development projects. As project manager for HULFT, he works closely with the engineering team to oversee the development and release of HULFT's data logistics products. Prior to joining HULFT, a significant portion of Rashid’s career was spent working at large enterprise software companies such as Oracle and Siebel Systems. At Oracle, Rashid was part of the global product development team and held key roles to develop, integrate, and support Oracle’s mission critical applications which generated 40 percent of Oracle’s yearly revenue.

Rashid has a Master of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Southern New Hampshire University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Iowa State University.

Jyothi Kothagundla

Jyothi Kothagundla

Professional Services Consultant

Jyothi Kothagundla

Professional Services

Jyothi is a solutions consultant for HULFT and has more than a decade of experience covering both technology and business processes in the areas of business intelligence, dimensional modeling, data warehouse applications, data integration, ETL, OCR, reporting and analytical applications, process development, quality assurance, product support, operations, automation, and project management.

Prior to joining HULFT. Jyothi was supporting major clients including University of the Pacific, Sephora and GAP. She graduated from Jawarharlal Nehru Technological University in India with a Bachelor of Technology, and the University of Texas, El Paso with an MS in Information Technology .

Kevin O'Brien

Kevin O'Brien

Sr. Director of Solutions & Professional Services

Kevin O'Brien

Sr. Director Solution & Professional

Kevin brings over 20 years of experience in professional services working with databases, data integration and middleware products. Kevin worked extensively with database platforms including the first commercial database to encompass object-relational technologies and extensible data storage capabilities. Kevin then worked in the EAI and BPM space gaining in-depth knowledge of cross-system integration and distributed systems. Returning to his database roots Kevin next focused on data virtualization, a technology used for on-demand integration as well as providing a data services platform.

Kevin earned a BSc(Hons) in Computer Studies from the University of South Wales.

Laura Pullins

Laura Pullins

Director, Digital Supply Chain

Laura Pullins

Director, Digital Supply Chain

Laura comes the HULFT with vast hands on experience in operations and supply chain. Her background spans manufacturing, warehousing operations, inventory control, and international trade. Laura has been responsible for all modes of domestic and international transportation including full air charters and heavy lift vessels.

Laura has experienced many of the issues facing supply chains today and is thrilled to be apart of identifying industry solutions.

Kenji Sasaki

Kenji Sasaki

Project Manager

Kenji Sasaki

Project Manager

Hiro Shinomiya

Hiro Shinomiya

Principal Software Engineer

Hiro Shinomiya

Principal Software Engineer

Based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Hiro is Certified Project Manager (PMI and Agile/SCRUM,) BA and Software Developer; experienced in Financial/Banking, HealthCare, Engineering/Manufacturing, Scientific, iPaaS, Strategic and Business Architectural Consulting; not-for-Profit and Agency-based. Have managed in-house Software Development projects and Package projects, ERP's on-prem and hosted (SaaS.) Fluent in Japanese language; originally from Hamamatsu, Japan.

Ken Takagi

Ken Takagi

Director, Strategic Initiative

Ken Takagi

Director, Strategic Initiative

Globally experienced business development veteran.

Lived, studied and worked in US, Europe and Japan.

John Viray

John Viray

Technical Support Manager

John Viray

Technical Support Manager

Global Offices

U.S. Headquarters

1820 Gateway Drive, Suite 120
San Mateo, CA
info@hulftinc.com

Shanghai

38/D, No.1068 Tianshan West Road
+86-21-6239-9201
Mk@hulftchina.com

Singapore

7 Temasek Boulevard, #32-51, Suntec Tower 1, Singapore 038987
+65-6678-6566
SalesSupport_ASEAN@hulft.com

Detroit

418 N. Main Street, Suite 200
Royal Oak, Michigan 48067

Tokyo

Saison Information Systems Co., Ltd.
HULFT Business Unit
19F Akasaka Intercity AIR
+81-3-6370-2000
info@hulftinc.com

London

Saison Information Systems Co., Ltd.
6th Floor, First Central 200
2 Lakeside Drive
info_emea@hulft.com

Global Partners

Americas

Sunrise Logistics Solutions (America), Ltd.
21061 S. Western Ave. Suite 300, Torrance, CA 90501, USA
Tel. +1-310-787-3460
hulft@sunrise-lsa.com

India

Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic Pvt. Ltd.
E-44/2, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase-2, New Delhi 110 020, India
Tel. +91-11-4925-0700 / +91-11-49250723

United Kingdom

Newton Information Technology Ltd.
1 Olympic Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0NP
Tel. +44-20-8782-1920
www.newtonit.com
sales@newtonit.com

Influential Software Services Ltd.
28th floor, 30 St Mary Axe (aka The Gherkin),
London EC3A 8BF
Tel. +44-845-643-0592
www.influentialsoftware.com
contact@influentialsoftware.com

South Korea

LG Hitachi Ltd.
121-721 LG Mapo Building 8F, 275 Kongduk-Dong,
Mapo-Gu, Seoul, South Korea
Tel. +82-70-8290-4500
lgh-hulft@lghitachi.co.kr

TETRA Communications Inc.
Taekwang Building 4F, 789-7, Yeoksam-Dong,
KangNam-ku, Seoul, South Korea
Tel. +82-2-3287-4570

Global Technology and Strategic Partners

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