Source: Fair Isaac Corporation
Fair Isaac Corporation, the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, has hired Toyoaki Ishikawa to serve as managing director of the company's Japanese operations.
Mr. Ishikawa brings more than 20 years of experience in international financial services and consulting organizations.
Mr. Ishikawa will be responsible for leading the development and execution of Fair Isaac's strategic growth plan in Japan, as well as leading all aspects of the company's operations and staff based there. He also will be responsible for identifying, establishing and growing successful relationships with the company's clients and strategic partners in Japan.
"We are pleased to add Mr. Ishikawa to Fair Isaac's international leadership team at a time when the demand for the world's most advanced and effective decision, risk and fraud management technologies is growing rapidly around the world," said Paul Perleberg, general manager of international operations at Fair Isaac. "We believe his experience, leadership and market insights will be critical assets as we continue to expand the impact of our products in Japan."
Prior to joining Fair Isaac, Mr. Ishikawa served as Managing Director for BearingPoint Co., Ltd. in Japan, where he co-managed the company's financial services practice and led its Risk and Performance Management consulting practice. He has also served in leadership positions for PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting Co., Ltd and the Industrial Bank of Japan. Mr. Ishikawa holds degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Tokyo.
"Working with many of Japan's leading financial institutions over the years has given me a unique appreciation for the vital importance of managing risk and consistently making the right decisions about customers at the right time," said Mr. Ishikawa. "I now have a tremendous opportunity to help build upon Fair Isaac's already impressive presence in Japan and help more Japanese businesses benefit from the power of the world's most powerful analytic solutions and software."