Kazushige Yamamoto, Dr. Eng
A technology engineer and strategist with more than 25 years of experience, Yamamoto has been at the cutting edge of the latest solutions driving wireless technology. He brings expertise in the areas of research and development, partner integration and verification, new business development and patent licensing. As a consultant supporting Avanci’s new one-stop marketplace, Yamamoto will help drive the connection of new devices for the Internet of Things in Japan.
In his role at Ericsson, Yamamoto built the company’s patent licensing business in Japan, working closely with the telecom and IT players in the region. Yamamoto also held several leadership positions in Ericsson’s mobile platform and research groups where he led teams focusing on research and development, sales and business growth. Earlier in his career, he was deeply involved in creating telecom system devices and holds 40 patents in that space.
Yamamoto received a bachelor of science in electronics & telecommunications as well as a doctorate in engineering from Waseda University in Tokyo. He is a member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and IEICE (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers).