Rimini Street Management Team
Yorio Wakisaka, General Manager - North East Asia
Yorio Wakisaka is responsible for leading the next phase of growth for Nihon Rimini Street, including strengthening Rimini Street’s presence outside of Tokyo, building out the service delivery engineering team, and expanding operations to support the Company’s fast-paced growth in Japan.
As a veteran of the enterprise IT industry, Mr. Wakisaka brings proven experience in the growth and execution of global business development capabilities and operations in enterprise applications in Japan.
Mr. Wakisaka joins Nihon Rimini Street from SAP Japan, where he served most recently as vice president and senior business development executive for the Automotive Business Unit. In this role, he was responsible for overseeing the growth and operations for SAP’s largest automotive company accounts on a global basis. During his 18-year tenure at SAP, Mr. Wakisaka held various roles of increasing engineering and executive responsibility, including VP and head of Pre-Sales, Value Engineering and Industry. Prior to SAP, Mr. Wakisaka was an engineer at NEC Office System Co.
Mr. Wakisaka holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Shiga University.