TOKYO - November 1, 2018 - New Relic, Inc. (NYSE: NEWR), provider of real-time insights for software-driven businesses, today announced the appointment of Shinichiro Konishi as Representative Director and Japan Country Manager for New Relic K.K., solidifying New Relic’s commitment to the Japanese market. Based in Tokyo, Mr. Konishi joins New Relic from Salesforce where he held multiple leadership roles for sales and alliance efforts.
“New Relic is helping address some of the most important challenges that Japanese companies are facing today, including adopting the cloud and delivering a compelling digital experience,” said Mr. Konishi. “The visibility that New Relic offers its customers and partners is critical to digital transformation, and I’m thrilled to join the company to help deepen its presence in Japan.”
“New Relic has already made an impact with so many innovative businesses across Japan such as Rakuten, JapanTaxi, Dwango, Cybozu, Mixi, and Sansan, but we believe we’re just getting started in this exciting market,” said Erica Schultz, chief revenue officer, New Relic. “With Konishi-san’s experience in Japan, we’re confident that we’ll be able to drive deeper customer adoption in the region and success with our global partners such as AWS.”
Earlier this year, New Relic announced that it is establishing New Relic K.K., a joint venture between New Relic and Japan Cloud, to meet the demands of the growing number of companies in Japan that are looking to solve business-critical issues around mastering the complexity of modern software. To learn more, visit here.
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