Executive Vice President and Executive Officer
Responsible for Technologies,
Imaging-IoT Solution Business and Visual Solutions Business
Konica Minolta, Inc.
Toshiya Eguchi joined Konica Corporation in 1989, where he engaged in the development of system LSIs for photo printing equipment and office equipment such as facsimiles and printers, and the system design of digital cameras and medical equipment.
After the integration of Konica and Minolta, in 2010 he was appointed Senior Manager of the Architecture Development Division of the System Solution Technology R&D Laboratories, responsible for developing the system architecture of digital MFPs, and then General Manager of the System Technology Development Center in charge of technical development for new business areas. He has been Executive Officer and General Manager of IoT Service Platform Development Operations since 2017.
He is currently leading the corporate strategy to create Konica Minolta-style IoT business, leveraging its R&D assets that combines system development of cloud and edge devices and AI technologies such as image recognition, deep learning and data analytics.
To facilitate the transformation of Konica Minolta into a digital company, he has long been playing a leadership role in developing innovative human resources and ICT engineers within the company, thereby contributing largely to nurturing ICT specialists through the in-house training program focused on selected members.