July 6th, 2015 – Today Wacom Co Ltd. announced that Nobutaka Ide was appointed Senior Vice President and head of the Technology Solution Business Unit (formerly Component Business Unit) effective July 1st.
Nobutaka Ide joined Wacom in August 2013 as head of marketing for the Component Business Unit, and has been leading efforts to promote Wacom’s new digital pen technologies across the industry, as well as to develop partnerships with key industry players. In April 2015, under the company’s new organization structure, he was promoted to Vice President of Marketing for the Technology Solution Business Unit.
Masahiko Yamada, President & CEO of Wacom, said, “We expect the adoption of digital pens for smartphones and tablets will only continue to accelerate, and become mainstream. I believe that Nobutaka Ide, with his strong vision and expertise, will make significant contributions to the company and industry partners by bringing innovative solutions both for users and for the market.”
Hidetoshi Kamoto, predecessor to Nobutaka Ide, will stay at Wacom as advisor for the technology solution business.
Founded in Japan in 1983, Wacom is now a global company with offices around the world supporting marketing and distribution in over 150 countries. For more than 30 years, Wacom has worked with the most creative people and organizations to inspire and equip them to make the world a more creative place.
Wacom’s products have been used by loyal customers to create some of the most exciting digital art, films, special effects, fashion and product designs. They have also played a significant role in making technology accessible in a natural and intuitive way through pen tablets, interactive pen displays, digital interface solutions, stylus products and creative companions. These all make it possible for everyone to express their creativity in digital media, whether artists, business executives or people enjoying everyday creativity.
Wacom’s interface technologies are offered as OEM solutions to leading manufacturers with Wacom feel IT technologies found integrated into the PC, tablet and smart phone products of many strategic partners around the world.
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