Atsushi Watanabe is Senior Vice President of Ricoh’s Solution Development Center Americas, a role he has held since 2016. He is responsible for software solution development in the U.S. and Canada. Atsushi joined Ricoh in 1991 and has held various positions in Japan, Canada, and the U.S., including controller hardware developer and project manager for hardware and software product development. In his current role, Atsushi is focusing on cloud-based solutions development, building innovative solutions driven by the voice of the customer. Atsushi’s team led the development and launch of the Ricoh Cloud Workflow Solutions portfolio, a collection of cloud-based technologies that brings streamlined simplicity to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in affordable, scalable, subscription-based packages. These solutions empower digital workplaces by eliminating manual steps, reducing manual data entry and improving speed and accuracy, so SMBs can maintain their focus on core business activities while reaping the benefits of increased productivity and reduced costs. The Ricoh Cloud Workflow Solutions can be easily integrated with Kintone workflows.