dotData Leadership Team

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dotData Leadership

Our leadership team

Ryohei Fujimaki, Ph.D.

CEO & Founder
The founder and CEO of dotData, Ryohei was the youngest research fellow in NEC Corporation’s 119-year history and only one of six from over 1,000+ researchers who have ever held the title. Read more about Ryohei’s background.

Aaron Cheng, Ph.D.

Vice President of Data Science & Solutions
A former Data Science Principle Manager with Accenture Digital, Aaron brings a deep experience in the world of Data Science, AI and Machine Learning to dotData and heads up our data science and customer facing teams. Read more about Aaron..

Walter Paliska

Vice President of Marketing
With three decades of experience in Marketing and Sales, Walter brings his deep background in the world of business intelligence and enterprise software to dotData’s marketing team. Read more about Walter’s background.

Radesh Ganeshkumar

Vice President of Global Sales
Radesh leads dotData’s sales organization and is responsible for its global revenue growth. He brings over 15 years of enterprise software sales experience working with tech startups in the big data space.

Masato Asahara, Ph.D.

Principal Software Architect & Co-Founder
A former NEC researcher, Masato led R&D distributed computing systems and AI-based data science automation platforms using Apache Spark as well as production of AI-based business systems. He is one of dotData’s first employees. Read more about Masato’s background

Yukitaka Kusumura, Ph.D.

Principal Research Engineer & Co-Founder
A former principal research engineer at NEC, Yukitaka led the invention of cutting-edge technologies related to automated feature engineering and worked directly with clients as a data science practitioner. Read more about Yukitaka’s background.

Yusuke Muraoka

Principal Data Scientist & Co-Founder
A former researcher and data scientist at NEC, Yusuke led client data science projects globally and works directly with clients at dotData, helping them automate their AI and Machine Learning practices. Read more about Yusuke.

Hideto Mori

Country Manager – Japan
A former Executive Officer at Teradata Japan, Hideto brings over 30 years of experience in the Data and Analytics space to dotData. He leads all operations for dotData in Japan as dotData’s Country Manager. Read more about Hideto.