Marketing Director Shiho Hashimoto serves as Marketing Director for EMEA and APAC at SSH Communications Security and is responsible for overseeing marketing activities in these regions in line with the global strategy. Her earlier responsibilities at the company include overall management of the company’s websites, and global digital marketing programs. Prior to joining the company, Shiho worked for the Foreign Investment in Japan Corporation, part of Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Industry, and Trade, to help foreign companies start business in Japan. Before that, she worked at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (formerly known as Sanwa Bank). Shiho holds a BA in International Politics, Economics, and Business from Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan, and a Master of Science (Economics) in International Business from the Aalto University School of Business, Finland.
This year, SSH Communications Security celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Secure Shell protocol, which was invented by our Chief Innovation Officer Tatu Ylönen. Our history makes us one of the pioneers of cybersecurity, but our innovative thinking keeps us in the forefront of the field.
As we move forward into the next 20 years, it is good to be aligned with what we want to achieve and how we get there, and we would like to share our CEO Harri Koponen’s message to our partners in our ecosystem.
“We want to be a partner to our customers in protecting their critical information flow. We want to make sure they can focus on their business without having to worry about its security and integrity and without disrupting the flow of their operations in any way. As encryption becomes more and more a norm in our customers’ world, the benefits our products and services provide become critical to their success. We take on our growing role by promising our customers that we are:Ensuring Trust in Your Critical Information Flow”.
A first sign of our new unified approach is a refreshed corporate logo: the adaptation maintains the familiar elements from our previous logo, but rearranges them into a more modern, dynamic expression. It also re-emphasizes the role of our full name in our identity, so as to better avoid confusion with the protocol.
The logo will start appearing in our materials case by case, as our assets need to be upgraded, as part of a face-lifted, more unified and streamlined overall graphic look and feel. We will be contacting our partners around the world during this autumn to ask your cooperation in updating our corporate logo in your sales and marketing efforts. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate tocontact us.
As we keep moving forward, we will keep our focus on serving our customers’ needs. As Harri says, “Our unified promise of ensuring trust in your critical information flow will raise expectations – our actions will provide fulfillment.”