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Vice-President Hawaiian Telcom
Jason Fujita was named Vice President – Sales of Hawaiian Telcom in July 2018. In this role he is responsible for the sales of communication and technology solutions to business customers. Under his leadership, Hawaiian Telcom’s Business Sales team partners with sister company CBTS, a leading cloud and infrastructure solutions provider, to help local businesses implement transformative technologies.
Mr. Fujita joined Hawaiian Telcom (then GTE Hawaiian Tel) in 1997 as a Major Account Executive for business sales, developing strong relationships within Hawaiʻi’s growing small-to-medium-business market. In 2006, he was promoted to Business Sales Manager where he created strategic partnerships with service vendors such as Cisco and Nortel to improve service and reduce costs, and developed a training program for business account managers. Two years later he advanced to Senior Manager – Business Sales Center and Small Business Sales, overseeing the company’s business call center and small business account managers.
An ʻIolani School graduate, Mr. Fujita holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Santa Clara University. He is also a graduate of the 2014 class of the Pacific Century Fellows.
In 2018, Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaiʻi honored Mr. Fujita with the Big Brother of the Year award. In 2014, Hawaii Business magazine named him as one of 20 for the Next 20 People to Watch. He is also a 2012 recipient of Hawaiian Telcom’s quarterly Hui Lanakila Award for exemplifying the company’s FAST values — Fierce Resolve, Aloha Spirit, Superior Service, and Trustworthiness.
Mr. Fujita currently serves on numerous non-profit boards including the Aloha Council of the Boy Scouts of America, American Heart Association, Chamber of Commerce Hawai‘i, Hawaiʻi Literacy, and the Kohala Institute dba ‘Iole Stewardship Center.