Hitachi Vantara, the digital infrastructure and solutions subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. has elevated Bobby Soni as the new President of Hitachi Vantara’s Digital Infrastructure Business Unit (DIBU). Soni will assume his new role from August 3, 2020. Bobby will succeed Brian Householder, who will be leaving Hitachi after 17 years of distinguished service to pursue a new chapter in his career.
Bobby Soni has served for the past year as the Chief Operating Officer for DIBU. He was previously the Chief Solutions and Services Officer, and Senior Vice President of Cloud, Global Services and Emerging Solutions. Prior to joining Hitachi, Bobby had already built a highly accomplished career as a Vice President at IBM, Chief Strategy Officer at Webify Solutions (acquired by IBM), and as a chief technology officer at KPMG. His passion for technology market transitions will serve Hitachi Vantara’s customers and partners well as the company collaborates with them to deliver the most agile core-to-edge-to-cloud digital infrastructure.
As Hitachi Vantara welcomes Bobby to his new role, the company also celebrates Brian’s impressive accomplishments. He joined Hitachi Vantara in the early 2000s in business development and marketing roles and then rose through the ranks to become CEO, and most recently, president of DIBU.
Brian’s passion for continuous learning, his belief in a winning mindset, and his commitment to doing business the right way every time have left an indelible mark on the organization. Through his strategic thinking and keen market insight, Brian has helped lay the foundation for the digital infrastructure business and bolstered the capabilities and portfolio through innovation, as well as mergers and acquisitions, to increase the differentiation and scale. Hitachi Vantara sincerely thanks Brian for his contributions and for all that he has achieved.