President Western Digital Japan
President of Western Digital Japan and Senior Vice President of Technology and Fab Operations at Western Digital
Koike is president and CEO of Western Digital Japan, and has served as CEO of HGST Japan from April 2018. After graduating from university, he joined Hitachi, Ltd. in 1978, primarily engaged in technological development in the semiconductor division. After serving as General Manager in the Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology Operation Total Production Div., Semiconductor & Integrated Circuits Group at Hitachi, he accepted appointment as Board Director and General Manager of the Manufacturing Technology Division at Trecenti Technologies, Inc. in March 2002.
B.S. and M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Waseda University
Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering from Tohoku University
Senior Specially Appointed Professor of Management of Technology, Tokyo University of Science
Lecturer at Tokyo University, Hitotsubashi University, and Tohoku University
Chairman of the National Football Association