Speakers

Stephen Tanaka

Stephen Tanaka

Position

New Business Development Manager

Company

Pioneer Electronics

Description

Stephen Tanaka, the New Business Development Manager and rDrive Product Manager at Pioneer Electronics USA, started with the company in 2018 to help Pioneer grow their business.

He oversees the expansion of new products and services including telematics and vehicle cloud solutions, such as the Pioneer rDrive. Additionally, he leads new strategic partnerships for IoT and solutions businesses and is also responsible for evaluating new markets and industries for long-term growth, including data-driven services.

A graduate of the University of California, Berkley, and with an M.B.A. from the Smartly School of Business, Stephen is fluent in both Japanese and English with experience across multiple industries. It has been Stephen’s mission to bridge business between the U.S. and Japan.