Prometech Software, Inc. (Head office: Tokyo; Fujisawa Toshimitsu, CEO; hereafter Prometech) is pleased to announce that Mr. Hiroshi Sugimoto has joined Prometech as an advisor from September 1, 2018.
Mr. Sugimoto was involved in the establishment of a Japanese corporation at Sun Microsystems, Inc. and also served as a director of various departments, mainly in new business development. He was appointed a director of marketing general manager in 2004, and had contributed establishing the cornerstone of the company. Then he joined NVIDIA as a director of the US headquarters in 2009 and assumed office as a Japan responsible for utilizing GPU for computing, promoting use of GPUs in HPC fields such as supercomputers and CAE. From 2014, he demonstrated his skill mainly in spreading deep learning in Japan. Mr. Sugimoto participated in Prometech as an advisor and focused on Prometech’s CAE business, new business, and business development, and value added improvement of GPU platform business of GDEP Solutions, a subsidiary company of Prometech. Also, taking advantage of Mr. Sugimoto's abundant experience and insight from the NVIDIA era, he will accelerate corporate development of Prometech Group.