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Masateru Hayashihara

Masateru Hayashihara

Head of Strategic Planning
Global Social Innovation Business
Hitachi America, Ltd.

Mr. Masateru Hayashihara is Head of Strategic Planning for the Global Social Innovation Business. In this role, Hayashihara is responsible for strategic planning for the global Social Innovation Business. During his almost 30 years at Hitachi, Hayashihara has held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Chief Strategy Officer of Hitachi America, Ltd. and prior to that as Executive GM of Global Sales and Marketing within the Information and Communication Technology Business Division of Hitachi Ltd. Hayashihara has strong global sales and business development experience in Hitachi’s social innovation business involving various industries such as IT, energy and healthcare.

Hayashihara joined Hitachi Ltd. in 1989 after receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from Waseda University in Japan.