Glovia's success stems from the experience, leadership and vision of its executive management team, including:
Chikara Ono – President and Chief Executive Officer
James Gorham – Executive Vice President, Sales & Delivery
Masahiro Cho – Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
Jim Errington – Director, EMEA
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ono is responsible for Glovia International worldwide operations and most recently served as Senior Vice President of Fujitsu Strategic Collaboration. He has been part of the Fujitsu organization for 30 years, of which over 20 years have been in the ERP Solution Business.
Mr. Ono started his career at Fujitsu in 1983 as a part of the CAD/PLM group and has since worked his way through several key positions in Fujitsu group companies all over Southeast Asia. He was responsible for system development and support business for automotive companies such as Toyota, Honda, and ERP SI business for electronics and discrete manufacturing customers. Mr. Ono also has experience with CRM system development business for credit card companies and has worked with the Glovia product for over 20 years.
Executive Vice President, Sales & Delivery
James Gorham has over 20 years of international business experience. With responsibility for the Glovia customer base, sales and marketing, Mr. Gorham overseas the business strategy and go-to-market activities for Glovia International global product offerings. Previously, Mr. Gorham was Vice President of Product Marketing where he was responsible for defining the product vision, content and roadmap as well as establishing strategic sales and marketing campaigns.
Mr. Gorham first joined Glovia in 1989 as an account manager primarily responsible for implementing Glovia business software at numerous Ericsson sites worldwide. Before coming to Glovia he worked in materials management where he introduced a "customer first" customer satisfaction program at Chloride / Exide Automotive Batteries.
Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
Masahiro Cho is responsible for management of information systems (MIS) and all accounting, legal and administrative functions within Glovia. Mr. Cho has more than 15 years of experience in accounting related fields. Prior to Glovia, Mr. Cho served six years as Vice President, Finance and Accounting for Konami Digital Entertainment. He also served six years in a number of senior level accounting and planning positions for Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Mr. Cho received his MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida in 1991. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, with a major in Accounting from Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas in 1989. Mr. Cho graduated from Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan with a Bachelor of Law in 1985.
Jim Errington has over 30 years of experience working in the IT industry as both an IT Executive and Business and IT Consultant. Mr. Errington is responsible for sales and support activities within the EMEA region of Glovia International. Previously, Mr. Errington was Director of Sales Support for both the US and UK.
Mr. Errington first joined Glovia in 1990 as a pre-sales consultant concentrating on acquiring new business. With a focus on new named business he helped to acquire major accounts in the UK, most notable being Ericsson and Caterpillar. Before joining Glovia, Mr. Errington held positions with British Coal, Black & Decker and the BTR group.