Culinary Workshop Speaker

Kyoko Roberts

Director Sales
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Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc.

Kyoko Roberts serves as Director of Hitachi High Technologies America Inc.  Her passion is to solve her customers’ unique problems and challenges using Internet of Thing (IoT) technology. She also helps her clients improve their business performance. She has a large client base in food service, food processing, logistic, entertainment and manufacturing. She was born and raised in Japan. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Shibaura Institute Technology in Tokyo, Japan and a Master of Business Administration Degree from National University in San Diego, CA. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, baking and playing golf with her family. 


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