November 20, 2007 -- GreenPeak Technologies, a provider of battery-free communication technology for wireless sense and control applications, announced that it has established a sales office in Tokyo, Japan. Mr. Yoshinori Furuno will head the new office as the company's director of business development.
According to a press release, Furuno has 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the high-tech industry, with a focus on wireless communication technologies. Prior to joining GreenPeak, he was a regional sales director and country manager with Airgo Networks, where he lead a team in developing and managing strategic customer and partner relationships in Japan.
Furuno has also held positions at Agere Systems and Lucent Technologies, where he was instrumental in bringing Wi-Fi to OEMs in Japan and the Asia Pacific region. He holds an MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College in Massachusetts.
"By opening our Tokyo office and appointing Mr. Furuno to lead it, we are signaling our strong commitment to the Japanese market," comments Cees Links, CEO of GreenPeak Technologies.
The new office is centrally located in Tokyo, in the city's Shinagawa area.
"The Japanese market has an excellent history of leading the way for new technologies," adds Links. "Our new Japanese sales office is a key part of our global expansion plan, and will enable us to provide focused and complete support for our valued Japanese customers and distributors."