TitleCompany:Chief Technology Officer, RTI
Bio:Masahiro Soma is the Chief Technology Officer of RTI Group since 2015. Prior to joining RTI Group, he was a Director of the International Network Department at SoftBank, where he oversaw the planning and implementation of SoftBank’s international network, including international voice & data, global IP, and submarine cables. He has more than 20 years of experience in the submarine cable industry since his tenure in SoftBank and Japan Telecom (acquired by SoftBank), and played key roles in various cable projects. E.g. he served as a chairman of consortium groups such as Japan-US CN and recently SEA-US Cable, also sat on the Board of Directors at AJC Cable. Currently building HK-G cable, JGA North and South cables.