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Representative Greeting


The living and working environment surrounding us today, with the rise of IT, is undergoing transformation at an unprecedented speed. We are constantly compelled to adapt to this evolution. Charles Darwin, known for his theory of evolution, once said:

"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change."

At our company, every employee is committed to acquiring high added value, not being swayed by existing trends, and being sensitive to the changes needed in the market. We aim to be a place that produces talents who can thrive in any environment worldwide and strive to provide high-quality services that meet customer needs with high satisfaction.

Root Riff Systems, Inc. CEO, Yoshihiro Okayama

Representative Profile


With over 20 years of diverse experience in IT infrastructure, he has continuously provided high-value services to a wide range of clients, including major system integrators, major financial users, government agencies, manufacturing, and retail, through his work with companies such as Cisco Systems, Accenture, HPE, Morgan Stanley, NTT Data, IBM, and many other big system integrators in Japan, leveraging his technical skills, English proficiency, and communication skills.

His technical expertise encompasses servers, networks, voice, storage, and their associated virtualization. He has experience in system consulting, RFP creation, design, construction, vendor control, and project management. In February 2015, he became the first Japanese to achieve 7xCCIE titles, and in February 2016, he achieved the world's first 8xCCIE & CCDE.

In his business career, he has experienced engineer management in the launch of small and medium-sized system integrator, customer and partner development sales, personnel development, talent acquisition, partner relationship in the establishment of a Japanese corporation of a small foreign-affiliated software company, and bridging back office tasks with foreign superiors. He continued to be involved in business development using technology, and in February 2015, aiming to provide guidance for all IT infrastructure engineers urgently needed for globalization, he established RootLife Co., Ltd. and assumed the position of CEO.

Qualifications Held


  • CCIE #14795 Routing and Switchin

  • CCIE #14795 Voice

  • CCIE #14795 Security

  • CCIE #14795 Service Provider

  • CCIE #14795 Wireless

  • CCIE #14795 Storage Networking

  • CCIE #14795 Collaboration

  • CCIE #14795 Data Center

  • CCDE #20160001 Design


  • DevNet Professional

  • MCSE:Cloud Platform and Infrastructure