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A/V Solution Executive Bios
A/V Solution Executive Bios
Jim Doyle - President

Jim Doyle serves as President of Panasonic Eco Solutions North America (PESNA), a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America. The company provides comprehensive solutions directly to clients in two major areas: Eco Solutions, comprised of commercial-scale solar and energy efficiency systems and Audio-Visual (A/V) Solutions, comprised of large-scale audio-visual solutions for major sports and entertainment clients.

Jim is charged with rapidly growing both the Eco and AV solutions businesses by leveraging the strengths of Panasonic and its valued partners to deliver ongoing value for its clients. He has led the company since January 2010.

Prior to joining Panasonic, Jim spent 13 years with IBM where his most recent assignment was as lead Partner for solution sales in the Americas for Electronics industry clients. In this role, he brought together a broad portfolio of IBM’s capabilities to solve complex business problems for some of the industry’s largest companies.

Prior to his solutions leadership role at IBM, Jim held a number of positions with increasing management responsibility across the company including consulting, business strategy, and IT operations.

He began his career as an artillery officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Jim holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Science from Syracuse University. He currently resides in Connecticut with his wife and two children.

Fumitake Watanabe - Vice President, Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company

As the Planning Manager of Eco Solutions Group, Fumitaka Watanabe is responsible for the business planning of Eco Solutions Group by coordinating strategic direction and management policy with Eco Solutions Company in Osaka, Japan.

Fumitaka is also the Vice President of Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company and was promoted to his role in 2012, after spending 30 years with Panasonic Electric Works. During his time at PEW, he was responsible for managing a variety of corporate level business planning projects in Japan, Germany, and the United States.

Fumitaka graduated with a degree in English Culture & Trade from the Kobe City University of Foreign Studies in 1981. He now lives in Secaucus, NJ.

Keith Hanak - Vice President, Solutions & Delivery, Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company

As Vice President, Solutions and Delivery for Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (PESCO), Keith Hanak is charged with managing the solutions development, delivery and ongoing service for the company. In total, he has been part of the solutions organization for nearly ten years.

Keith manages the technical sales support function as well as the Project Management, Engineering and Service organizations within PESCO.

Prior to joining Panasonic, Keith spent 15 years in the solutions field working in both the broadcast and military defense service industries. His most recent assignment was as the Senior Manager for Project & Engineering Operations for Sony System Integration Center. In this role, he brought together a broad assortment of Sony’s capabilities to solve broadcast and product systems problems for some of the industry’s largest companies (NBC, CBS, DirecTV, as well as Sports & Entertainment industry customers).

Prior to his role at Sony, Keith held a number of positions with increasing responsibilities across the company including system design and Project Management.

Keith’s technical background is diverse having worked in various industries such as broadcast, telephony, IT, satellite communications and RF Communications.

Keith holds a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Technology from San Bernardino State University and Associates of Science and Arts from Victor Valley Community College.

He currently resides in Missouri with his wife. Keith and his wife have four children and two grandchildren.