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President and CEO
Mr. Yamaguchi, who assumed the office of president and CEO for Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. in June 2012, has been with Toshiba since 1982 with responsibility for sales and marketing throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. Mr. Yamaguchi has held several key leadership positions within Toshiba including general manager of the Logic LSI Division, where he managed worldwide sales and marketing for the Logic LSI group and executive vice president of the System LSI Group in the U.S., where he was responsible for directing sales, marketing and SoC engineering for the Logic LSI and Analog and Imaging business units and overseeing the SoC Design Centers and Design Solution Group. Prior to these positions, he was senior manager and head of the Americas Group in Japan where he was responsible for supporting sales of semiconductors in the U.S. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Keio University in Japan and an MBA from Claremont Graduate School in the U.S.
Senior Vice President, Storage Products
Steve Fingerhut is senior vice president of the storage products business unit for Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. (TAEC). Steve joined the company in March 2015 and manages Toshiba’s hard disk drive and solid state drive storage business across enterprise, data center and client segments. Steve comes to TAEC with a wide range of experience, having worked for San Disk Corporation, LSI Corporation and Intel Corporation in several senior positions. Prior to his tenure with these companies, Fingerhut obtained his MBA from Yale University, and led strategic projects for HP’s Business Critical Server group and Arthur Andersen’s Business Consulting practice.
Senior Vice President and Technology Executive, System LSI Group
Mr. Kazi is senior vice president and technology executive for the System LSI Group at Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC). Mr. Kazi is responsible for System LSI Group's Business Units - Logic LSI, Mixed Signal and Imaging. His responsibility includes management of business units, engineering, finance, supply chain, strategic initiatives, human resources and other support functions for System LSI Group's operations as well as profit and loss performance. As a technology executive, he oversees the entire SLG engineering effort including Standard Products engineering, SoC Design Centers, and the Design Solution Groups. Formerly he was the vice president of the Application Specific Standard Products (ASSP) Business Unit for TAEC and prior to that he was chief operating officer and vice president at ArTile Microsystems, Inc., a TAEC spin-off. Prior to TAEC, he has held several senior management level positions at companies such as Adaptec, SONY Microsystems, MIPS Computer Systems, and AMD.
Senior Vice President, Memory Marketing
As the senior vice president of memory marketing, Scott Nelson is responsible for the sales and marketing of TAEC's North American memory product line, which includes MLC and SLC NAND Flash-based storage solutions. Under his direction, these products are targeted for use in three major market segments, including removable data storage in digital consumer applications, embedded NAND solutions, and mobile electronics for OEM customers. Mr. Nelson joined TAEC in 1986, and he has held numerous sales, marketing and product management positions since that time within the company's memory business unit, leading up to his current position. Nelson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business and operations management from California State University at Fullerton, and an MBA from Pepperdine University.