Before founding Japan Communications Inc. in 1996, Frank Sanda served as CEO of Apple Computer Japan and Vice President and General Manager at Motorola Inc. Dr. Sanda has extensive experience in finance, having filled senior officer positions at Citibank and Merrill Lynch in the United States. He also spent 12 years working in the railroad industry in both Canada and the United States. An engineer by trade, Dr. Sanda holds a Ph.D., and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.
Representative Director, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer Japan Communications, Inc., Contour Networks Board Member and CEO
Frank Seiji Sanda
Greg Deickman joined the JCI Group in 2005 and has held various roles in networking and systems development. Prior to joining JCI, Greg worked on numerous initiatives in the healthcare and web services industries. Greg has a degree in computer science from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.
President and COO, JCIUS and Contour Networks
Jennifer Lyon joined Contour Networks in 2012. Jennifer’s tenure in communications spans more than two decades. She has most recently focused on the rapidly growing IoT (Internet of Things) category, developing expertise surrounding solutions for the financial and retail space. Her varied experience includes logistics, design engineering, spectrum management, sales and international business development. Jennifer has an MBA with an emphasis in International Business from The Helzberg School of Management at Rockhurst University and undergraduate degrees from the University of Kansas in Business Administration and Spanish.
SVP, Sales and Marketing, JCIUS and Contour Networks, Inc.,
Colm Sharkey joined the JCI Group in 2006. He has held a number of key positions in product marketing, systems development and operations. Prior to joining JCI, he held a number of roles with the European Commission and Government of the Republic of Ireland. Colm holds degrees in International Business and Japanese and a Masters degree in International Relations.
SVP Operations, Contour Networks, Inc., Chief of Staff JCIUS
A member of the Board of Directors since 2004, Naohisa Fukuda joined JCI as a Senior Vice President of Marketing in 2002.
Most recently Mr. Fukuda served as VP of Marketing at Apple Computer Inc. in California. He has also held various management positions at Apple Computer Japan, including Director of Business Operations and Director of Marketing. Mr. Fukuda has entrepreneurial experience, having started his own company while a student at the University of Tokyo. He holds an MBA from Dartmouth College.
President and Chief Operating Officer of the JCI Group, Contour Networks Board Member
Mark Zwecker joined Contour Networks as the Director of Finance in 2006 and assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer for Contour Network’s parent company, JCIUS, Inc. in 2013. Mark has years of experience in operations and finance for various companies and combines extensive knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting rules and regulations, the ability to evaluate financial results, and understanding of financial reporting processes. Mark has a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.
Chief Financial Officer JCI US, Contour Networks Board Member