Greg Coplans has executive oversight of the Hitachi Data Systems Corporate Social Responsibility program. Coplans also leads the legal, global trade and compliance functions of the company with the vice president and General Counsel, and the Directors of Compliance, and Global Trade reporting to him. He serves as Secretary to the Hitachi Data Systems Board of Directors.
Coplans joined Hitachi Data Systems in 1992 as Group Counsel, Asia Pacific Latin America and served in a number of positions in the Legal Department, including General Counsel, before assuming his current role in April 2006.
Coplans earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Cape Town in South Africa and a Bachelor of Laws degree from King's College, University of London. Prior to moving to California, Coplans practiced with a London law firm as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. He is a member of the State Bar of California.