Datadog, Inc. (NASDAQ:DDOG), the monitoring and analytics platform for developers, IT operations teams and business users in the cloud age, today announced that Akiyoshi Kunimoto has joined the company as Country Manager for Japan, leading its Japanese subsidiary, Datadog Japan GK.
Mr. Kunimoto is a seasoned enterprise technology executive, with previous experience in multiple leadership roles across sales, strategy, and planning. He was previously Managing Director and President of Micro Focus Enterprise, formerly Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software in Japan, and before that spent over twenty years in various management roles at IBM.
“I’m excited to join Datadog and continue its success in Japan and the region,” said Mr. Kunimoto. “Datadog provides an industry-leading platform that solves its customers’ problems, and I look forward to contributing to the company’s growth in Japan and worldwide.”
“We’re thrilled to have Mr. Kunimoto join the Datadog team and lead our efforts in Japan,” said Andy Clark, Vice President of Asia Pacific and Japan, Datadog. “Japan is an important market for Datadog, with many global enterprises utilizing dynamic cloud technologies.”
Datadog customers in Japan include CyberAgent, Cybozu, PLAID, Sansan, MonotaRO and others.
Datadog is actively hiring in Japan and around the world. For those interested in joining the Datadog team, more information can be found here: https://www.datadoghq.com/careers/
Datadog is the monitoring and analytics platform for developers, IT operations teams and business users in the cloud age. Our SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of our customers’ entire technology stack. Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes and across a wide range of industries to enable digital transformation and cloud migration, drive collaboration among development, operations and business teams, accelerate time to market for applications, reduce time to problem resolution, understand user behavior and track key business metrics.
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