Shinobu Kato is Information Systems (IS) Management professional, seeking for an adventurous life as a global journey. His professional career started from Tokyo, Japan, where he was born, before setting on a voyage to see the Flattening World.
Currently he is on a foreign assignment at a Renault-Nissan joint venture company in Chennai, India, on a mission to build SAP Competency Center to support both Renault and Nissan's IS Organizations globally.
Before moving to India, he worked in the IS department at Nissan North America in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, managing various IS projects and programs. Back in Japan, he worked in the Human Resource department at Softbank and played a key role in the department's spin-off process as a separate corporate entity as a HR shared service company, AtWork.
Shinobu has a bachelor's degree in social sciences from Waseda University in Tokyo and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Maryland College Park, USA.