Tetsuo Urano joined Fujitsu in 1970 as a system engineer, where he developed Operations Research application software. From 1972 to1973, he was assigned to Fujitsuís Hawaii Office to develop Environmental Simulation software together with the University of Hawaii. From 1975 to 1979, he was assigned to Fujitsuís New York Office to conduct market studies of the US computer industry. He transferred from Japan to Fujitsu America in 1980, staying there until 1992. During that period, he worked with Amdahl Corporation to help them become a major US computer company. His last position at Fujitsu America was Vice President of the Cooperative Business Group. After spending 4-5 years in Japan, Mr. Urano transferred to Europe to help establish Fujitsuís European Computer Business. He worked there from 1996 to 2004, during which Fujitsu Siemens Computers was formed and expanded to an $8 billion company. He was appointed as a Fujitsu Corporate Vice President in 2002. Mr. Urano has contributed to Fujitsuís success for over thirty-five years in marketing, sales and senior management positions in the United States, Europe and Japan.
Mr. Urano was appointed Head of the North American Operations in September 2005. He also serves as Corporate Senior Vice President and President of the Global Business Group, positions he has held since June 2004.