Jonathan or “JK” as he prefers being addressed as, joined DOCOMO Digital as the Chief Transformation Officer in June’2018, and was appointed as the CEO effective 1st April, 2019. Prior to working with DOCOMO Digital, Jonathan served as CEO of another NTT DOCOMO group entity – DOCOMO Pacific, based in Guam. Jonathan has worked with Vodafone group and First Pacific in the past. With over three decades of cross-functional leadership experience across both the developed and developing markets in the telecom industry, Jonathan brings deep expertise especially in shaping strategy, developing new markets and cross-border M&A with a focus on growth in the emerging markets. Jonathan graduated from Pomona College in Claremont CA and completed his MBA from The Wharton School with a specialization in Strategy and Finance. JK is passionate about making a meaningful difference in underserved communities in the emerging markets.
As a member of DOCOMO Digital’s board along with Jonathan, Hideki leads strategy. Prior to joining DOCOMO Digital in July’19, Hideki led the healthcare services at NTT DOCOMO. Hideki had been a part of the global business department, the international division of NTT DOCOMO for over eleven years. Hideki has also served on the board of Hutchison Telecom in Hong Kong. He graduated from Keio University in Tokyo and is currently pursuing an Executive MBA program at the London Business School.
President, Solutions business
Fernando Gonzalez-Mesones serves as the President of DOCOMO Digital’s Solutions business and leads the portfolio of B2B2C solutions for telecom carriers and brands. Fernando joined DOCOMO Digital as part of Buongiorno, a company that DOCOMO Digital acquired in 2012. Fernando joined Buongiorno in 2001 and as the CEO was responsible for international expansion and led the technology and product development teams. Fernando has worked with Procter & Gamble in Europe and in Latin America in product leadership roles in the past. Fernando graduated in Law and Economics from Universidad Complutense in Madrid and completed an executive leadership program at the Harvard Business School. He is Academic Board member of ISDI (Instituto Superior para el Desarrollo de Internet) and serves as a mentor to several start-up accelerators.