Shinichi Kanno Joins Tupl as Head of APAC Region and as a Member of Tupl Leadership Team


Shin joins us from Sandvine, where he dramatically grew its Japan’s business, and managed the East Asia and ANZ operations.

Shinichi KannoBELLEVUE, Washington – July 31st, 2020 – Tupl, Inc. announces today that Shinichi Kanno has joined Tupl to head our APAC operations. In addition, Shin will be integral part of our company’s Leadership Team. Shin brings over 20 years of leadership positions in key software vendors, spanning from Mitsubishi, Nokia Networks and Cisco to Procera and Sandvine. He is well known for delivering on promises towards customers, and those trusted relationships in turn resulted in strong organizational growth and profitable businesses. As an example, under Shin’s leadership, Sandvine gained a significant market share of Japan’s telecom carriers. Shin will be based in Tokyo, Japan.

Petri Hautakangas, CEO of Tupl, said: “I know Shin from Nokia times, where he was in charge of the NTT docomo business. In just a few years, he built business from scratch to become the second largest account in Japan. I have followed his career ever since, and his relentless customer focus remains intact, proven by the success of the software vendors he has worked with. In his role as part of the Tupl Leadership Team, Shin’s experience in regional sales operations and expansion strategies will prove crucial to the continued success of Tupl Inc.”

In the words of Shinichi Kanno: “Telecom networks are becoming very complex with multiple technologies and services, and a more effective way is required to manage all this complexity. Tupl solution automates complex processes, and provides better customer experience and additional value by digitalizing existing expertise and skills. I am delighted to be a member of Tupl along with Petri and the team. Our ultimate goal is to deliver a solution to various vertical industries like agriculture, energy, etc in addition to telecom operators, and realize the transformation to a better and more efficient world.”

Tupl’s automated solutions leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to resolve technically complex issues for wireless and wireline network operations and other verticals such as utilities and digital agriculture. Its platform handles all the needs of telecom companies from customer care, to network optimization and troubleshooting tasks, to data collection and analysis, all within a single integrated system. Robust, secure, and feature-rich, Tupl helps its partners to dramatically reduce operational costs through efficiencies in issue detections and resolutions.

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Founded in 2014 by telecom, big data and AI veterans, Tupl is transforming the telecom industry by digitalizing operations with leading telecom operators across the North America, Japan, Mexico, and Europe. Its AI Engine, TuplOS, utilizes ML and several other utilities to enable faster innovation cycles for network and customer care operations. Tupl is headquartered in the US in Bellevue, Washington with presence in Spain, Mexico and Japan, and is continuing its rapid global expansion in 2020. To learn more about Tupl and request a demo, visit