Chief Executive Officer
Masatoshi Nobuhara has an extensive background in executive management and company operations.
He first joined KDDI Corporation in 1992 upon graduation from Rikkyo University in Japan with a Bachelor of Art degree in Economics. Since October 2013, Mr. Nobuhara has been managing the KDDI overseas business operations in financial, governance, compliance, risk management and IT.
He also engaged in the M&A project of Mobicom, No.1 mobile operator of Mongolia, and assigned to non-executive Chairman of the board in 2016, and drive its Post Merger Integration Project.
Chief Operating Officer
Milad Abdelmessih brings more than a decade of experience in the tech and telecom industry to TELEHOUSE America, today serving as the Vice President of Business Development, Marketing, Sales, and Human Resources. With strong insight and leadership skills and a thorough understanding of data center solutions, telecommunications platforms, peering services, cloud requirements and more, Milad aligns and empowers teams across the company’s spectrum of data center, cloud, connectivity and IT offerings. In turn, he ensures staff, product and service excellence on behalf of the customer.
At the helm of TELEHOUSE America, Milad establishes a productive corporate culture, outlines strategic company objectives and expectations and oversees the processes that ensures the company is continuing to serve as a trusted gateway to digital transformation. In turn, this certifies that clients are getting the most advanced IT capabilities and superior customer care for their mission-critical business objectives.
Akio Sugeno has been with Telehouse America since 1989. He is also the founder of the New York International Internet Exchange (NYIIX), Metro NY’s largest, most active Internet exchange. NYIIX has locations in Los Angeles, connecting US-based companies to the Pacific Rim, and Philadelphia. In his current role, Mr. Sugeno is charged with five major responsibilities: network engineering, managing the Company’s exchange points, software/database engineering, operations and overall business development. Since 2011, he has been serving as an advisory board member of an FBI’s technical conference (International Conference on Cyber Security) and received a certificate from the then director of FBI for his long time contribution. His paper on peering was published from Fordham University Press in 2013. Mr. Sugeno is actively involved with various network engineering organizations, and frequently speaks at both the Réseaux IP Européens (RIPE) and North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG) conferences. He earned a BS in telecommunications from Waseda University in Japan.