Shinji Oda – Yokogawa Electric Corporation
Shinji Oda is General Manager, Technology Marketing of Yokogawa Electric Corporation in Tokyo, Japan. He is responsible for Yokogawa’s strategy in international standardization and consortia activities.
Mr. Oda joined Yokogawa in 1986 and played key role in the development of successive Yokogawa DCS, CENTUM, such as the project leader of CENTUM CS3000 from 1999 to 2002. He also has international experience. From 2002 to 2005 he served as the head of Development Center in US and from 2009 to 2014 he served as the head of Development Center in Singapore. He has been in his current position since April 2014. He also served as the Chairman of OPC Council Japan from 2008 to 2009.
Mr. Oda has Bachelor degree of engineering from University of Tokyo. He is a delegate from Japan in IEC/SMB/SG8 Industry 4.0 – Smart Manufacturing and a member of IEC/TC65 Japan National Committee Advisory Group.