Takayoshi Oshima Elected Advisor Emeritus to the US High Speed Rail Association

SAN JOSE, CA – August 23, 2018 - Allied Telesis, a leading provider of hardware and software products that allow customers to build secure, feature-rich and scalable data exchange solutions, announced today that Takayoshi Oshima, founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Allied Telesis, Inc. has been elected Advisor Emeritus to the US High Speed Rail Association (USHSR). USHSR is the only organization in America focusing entirely on advancing a state-of-the-art national high-speed rail network across the country.

Takayoshi Oshima founded Allied Telesis in Japan in 1987 with a vision to transform the then emerging data networking industry with highly reliable, standards-based connectivity solutions at an affordable price. Today, Allied Telesis is a global success story, supplying an expanding international customer base with ever more sophisticated hardware, software and services solutions needed to build, operate and secure the data networks that make business possible.

Said Takayoshi Oshima, “Japan introduced the world’s first high-speed rail service from Tokyo to Osaka in 1964 and now more than 20 countries offer similar services to efficiently and affordably move millions of passenger every year. I’m honored to have been elected as an Advisor Emeritus to the USHSR and look forward to working with them to help bring more high speed rail projects to the U.S.”

About US High Speed Rail Association

USHSR's mission is to build widespread public, business and political support for a major investment in a national high-speed rail network for America.