Roger U. Fujii
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Biography

Roger Fujii is President of Fujii Systems, Inc providing services in the development of large, trusted systems. He is a 30+ year IEEE volunteer with roles as guest editor (Software), Press Operations Chair and Wiley Book Program chair, conference organizer, standards working group chair (Std 1012), head of USA delegation to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC7 International Software Engineering, Fellows and Awards committee member, and CS Strategic Plan (SC7) chair.

His leadership roles include IEEE CS President, IEEE Board of Directors (Division VIII, IEEE Technical Activities Board (TAB), IEEE-USA, IEEE Foundation, IEEE CS), IEEE CS First Vice President, and IEEE CS Vice President, Standards. Fujii’s recent leadership roles include Chair – TAB Financial Transparency, IEEE President’s Committee on Publication Strategy (Open Access), IEEE Finance Committee (FinCom) New Indirect Allocation Algorithm, and Chair – TAB Shared Service Center Model organizational structure.

Previously, he was Vice President/General Manager for Northrop Grumman (Retired) in charge of research-oriented engineering division ($1.086B revenue) developing communication systems for F35/F22 and battlefield networking aircraft systems. His early career role involved the software/systems certification of all US strategic nuclear weapon systems (Minutemen, Peacekeeper, cruise missiles).

He was a Guest Professor at Xiamen University lecturing on nuclear power instrumentation and control systems. Also, lectured at UCLA and California State University, Sacramento on systems engineering concepts/methods.

He is an IEEE Fellow, Golden Core Member, Asian American Executive of the Year, Daedalion Award recipient for Systems Excellence in Battlefield Communications and numerous Computer Society awards.

He has a BS/MS in Electric Engineering/Computer Science from UC Berkeley with thesis on “Suboptimal Sequential Pattern Recognition”. Also has Management of Business Administration programs from Harvard, UCLA John Anderson school of Management and Darden Management (Virginia).

Recent Volunteer Positions

2016 IEEE Computer Society President
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Awards

2020 Richard E. Merwin Award for Distinguished Service
“For his sustained and innovative leadership contributions to IEEE Computer Society standards, strategic activities, and financial transformation.”
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