Title: IT R&D Japan Director
Business: Electronic Materials
Shinjiro Hayashi is the IT R&D Japan Director and is responsible for leading Interconnect Technology R&D Japan team. EM IT business has 4 R&D teams in the world, including Japan. He is the leader of IT-R&D Japan team.
Shinjiro joined LeaRonal (was acquired by Rohm and Haas later) in 1997, as Researcher. He started specialist of electroplating chemistry for printed circuit board market in the first year. Then he extended responsibility for engineering as well.
Prior to being named the IT R&D Japan director, he dedicated a plenty of his time for critical projects, and then he led many projects with various region teams. In early carrier, his coverage was domestic market only, but he increased responsibility of product development for global market. His role was not only product development, but also he has applied many patents which are strategically important, and then he escalated our competitiveness in the market.
Shinjiro earned his bachelor of engineering in industrial chemistry from Kanto Gakuin University, Yokohama/Japan.