2018 Hortonworks Innovation Awards

Join Yuji Hirokawa, Regional Vice President of Hortonworks Inc. & Managing Director of Hortonworks Japan Co, Ltd. and host of DataWorks Summit Tokyo, as he recognizes the top companies Asia for their innovative use of open-source technology, such as advanced analytics, data science, and artificial intelligence, to accelerate digital transformation and transform how they deliver customer and product experiences.


Yuji Hirokawa
Managing Director of Hortonworks Japan Co, Ltd.
Born in Yokosuka city, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Hirokawa graduated from Keio University School of Engineering in 1981, joined Hitachi in the same year. He held various executive positions at Hitachi, Hitachi Europe GmBH, and Hitachi Data Systems, and also at Sun Microsystems. Joined BEA Systems in August 2006, and was names as Representative Director in November of the same year. In 2008, he joined Red Hat as Vice President of Red Hat Inc. and Representative Director of Red Hat Co., Ltd., leading the OSS business. In March 2017, joined Hortonworks as Regional Vice president of Hortonworks Inc. and Managing Director of Hortonworks Japan Co., Ltd.