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Hiroshi Uematsu

Founder & CEO 

WATSON Coaching & Consulting Group.

President & CEO, Business Research Institute International Inc.

A WATSON Coaching & Consulting Group Company

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Hiroshi Uematsu originally started to learn English, when he was 7 years old, from his father and his father's English teacher who was a British priest living in the same town he was born. This English learning experience in Hiroshi's early days significantly influenced his career. Ever since, he have had day-to-day opportunities to communicate in English with English native speakers and he has learned English naturally and effectively, and his English communication skill has been highly valued.

Uematsu joined NCR Japan in 1981 right after the college. Then he spent 40 years straight in IT industry, working in Japan, US, with number of business travels to Asia Pacific and European countries. 

In 1988, when Uematsu was 30 years old, he was appointed as US Country Manager of the Japanese systems integrator he was working with. Then he spent 5 and half years in U.S. until he returned to Japan in 1992.

In 1997, Hiroshi Uematsu assumed Japan country manager position at HNC Software, which was a leading vendor of AI-based (neural network) financial risk management solutions. Ever since, he has had assumed important country/regional management positions at several recognized US high-tech companies. Other companies Uematsu played an important regional (APAC) and/or Japan country management roles include Fair Isaac Corp. ( a leader of financial risk scoring solutions) and InterSystems Corp. (a global leader of healthcare IT).

Uematsu's specialities include International Communication, Global Business, Business Strategy, IT Strategy, EC (E-Commerce) and E-Commerce Information Security, Leadership in Business, and Sales Organization Development including the Sales Methodology he developed.

Hiroshi Uematsu holds B.A. degree in Economics from Senshu University, and completed MBA Intensive course at St. Paul University (Rikkyo University).  

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