Akira Ishihara

Akira Ishihara
  • Position:

    Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Liaison Officer
  • Education:
    Ph.D., University of Osaka, 2010
  • Biography

    Akira joined Mitsubishi Electric in 1993 and did research on software platforms for computer supported cooperative work, supervisory control and data acquisition systems, and manufacturing execution systems. He has also done research on software engineering technology and is interested in applying it to designing large-scale industrial systems. Before joining MERL in 2018, he was the manager of the Strategic Planning Department in Mitsubishi Electric's Advanced Technology Center.