Cranbury-based software company Infragistics reestablished its presence in Australasia with the hiring of technology industry professional Luke Hijikata to the role of regional manager – Australasia.
Hijikata, who will facilitate the company’s expansion throughout the region, brings two decades of IT industry experience in New Zealand to the organization.
“Luke brings extensive experience to our team as a manager and technical lead at one of the largest ICT [Information and Communications Technology] providers in the region,” said Dean Guida, CEO and founder of Infragistics. “We are pleased to welcome him as a senior leader focused on delivering value to our customers and we are delighted to have him spearhead our Australasia office.”
“We have relied on Infragistics WinForms components to provide unique capabilities for our desktop software for over 10 years. As we migrate our code base to new UI technologies, we look forward to continuing our partnership with Luke and Infragistics,” said Derek Campbell, IT Group Manager, Rider Levett Bucknall.
Infragistics also announced a strategic partnership with Sydney-based software solutions distributor Aquion Pty. Ltd., which has been supplying software solutions since 2000.
“We chose Aquion to distribute and support our enterprise software tools in Australasia because they have a long history of delivering high business value and technical expertise for business critical software solution providers,” said Guida. ”This partnership will make our enterprise-ready application design and development toolkits available to customers throughout the APAC region seeking to accelerate software design and development.”