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DIRECTORS

Chairman and Representative Director

Makoto Nagao
(Chairman and Representative Director)
Former President of Kyoto University / Former President of National Institute of Information and Communications Technology / Former Director of National Diet Library / Former Director of The Institute of International High Technology

Vice Presidents

Toshiya Watanabe
(IP and Contract)

Professor, Policy Alternatives Research Institute,  Vice President, University of Tokyo

Masashi Sugiyama
(AI Research)
Director, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project / 
Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo
Hitoshi Isahara
(Data Collection & Utilization)
Professor / Director of Information and Media Center, Toyohashi University of Technology
Ken Tamaru
(Data Platform)
Microsoft Japan, Director, NTO

Directors

Makoto NagaoFormer President of Kyoto University / Former President of National Institute of Information and Communications Technology / Former Director of National Diet Library / Former Director of The Institute of International High Technology
Hiroshi FujiwaraChairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, BroadBand Tower
Hiroshi IshiguroProfessor at Osaka University and ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories
Hitoshi IsaharaProfessor / Director of Information and Media Center, Toyohashi University of Technology
Kazuo ShimokawaVice President, Japan Electronic Publishing Association / Chariman, EAST CO.,Ltd.
Ken SakamuraDirector, Department of Information Networking for Innovation and Design, Faculty of Information Networking for Innovation and Design, Toyo University / Director, cHUB / Director, YRP Ubiquitous Networking Laboratory / President, Association for Open Data of Public Transportation
Ken TamaruMicrosoft Japan, Director, NTO
Kenichi YoshikawaRepresentative Director/Company President, BRICKS. Corporation
Kikuo MaekawaProfessor, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
Koichi YasuokaProfessor, Institute for Research in Humanities, University of Kyoto
Makoto MurataAssociate Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance, KEIO UNIVERSITY
Masashi SugiyamaDirector, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project /
Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo
Noboru KoshizukaProfessor, Director, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, University of Tokyo
Yasuno IshiiSr. Manager, Social Innovation Division, Public Utilities Department, The Nippon Foundation
Toshiya WatanabeProfessor, Policy Alternatives Research Institute,  University of Tokyo
Takashi YanagiharaRepresentative Director, CEO, Ridge-i Inc.
Yujiro OnoRepresentative Director, Japan Assistive Technology Committee

Auditor

Kunihiko Hara

Professor Emeritus at TOYOHASHI UNIVERSITY of TECHNOLOGY / Designated Professor Future Value Creation Research Center, Graduate School of Informatics, NAGOYA UNIVERSITY

Academic Members

Makoto Nagao Former President of Kyoto University / Former President of National Institute of Information and Communications Technology / Former Director of National Diet Library / Former Director of The Institute of International High Technology
Hitoshi Isahara Professor / Director of Information and Media Center, Toyohashi University of Technology
Ken Sakamura Director, Department of Information Networking for Innovation and Design, Faculty of Information Networking for Innovation and Design, Toyo University / Director, cHUB / Director, YRP Ubiquitous Networking Laboratory / President, Association for Open Data of Public Transportation
Kikuo Maekawa Professor, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
Koichi Yasuoka Professor, Institute for Research in Humanities, University of Kyoto
Kunihiko Hara Professor Emeritus at TOYOHASHI UNIVERSITY of TECHNOLOGY / Designated Professor Future Value Creation Research Center, Graduate School of Informatics, NAGOYA UNIVERSITY
Masashi Sugiyama Director, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project / Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo
Noboru Koshizuka Professor, Director, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, University of Tokyo
Takahiro Miyashita Director, Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
Tatsuya Kawahara Professor, Graduate School of Infomatics, University of Kyoto
Toshiya Watanabe Professor, Policy Alternatives Research Institute,  University of Tokyo
Hiroshi Ishiguro Professor of Department of Systems Innovation, Osaka University / Visiting director of ATR Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories
Naoaki Okazaki

Professor, School of Computing, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Akihiko Takano

Professor, Digital Content and Media Sciences Research Division, National Institute of Informatics (NII)

Kiyonari Nagasaki

Senior fellow

International Institute for Digital Humanities:

Hideki Mima

Institute for Innovation in International Engineering Education, School of Engineering, University of Tokyo Associate Professor

Makoto Murata

Project Professor

Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University

Collaboration Partner

  • Association for Open Data of Public Transportation
  • Japan Assistive Technology Committee
  • Japan Electronic Publishing Association
  • Japan Society for Digital Archive
  • Deep Learning Lab

Observer / Advisor

  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
  • Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan
  • Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  • Bank of Japan
  • Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
  • Financial Services Agency
  • Information-technology Promotion Agency
  • Japan Patent Office
  • Japan Patent Information Organization
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency
  • Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Founders

長尾 真元京都大学総長 / 元独立行政法人情報通信研究機構理事長 / 前国立国会図書館長 / 前国際高等研究所所長
坂村 健東洋大学情報連携学部INIAD学部長 / cHUB(学術実業連携機構)機構長 /
YRPユビキタス・ネットワーキング研究所 所長 /公共交通オープンデータ協議会 会長
渡部 俊也東京大学 政策ビジョン研究センター 教授
杉山 将理化学研究所 革新知能統合研究センター センター長 /
東京大学 大学院新領域創成科学研究科 教授
井佐原 均豊橋技術科学大学情報メディア基盤センター センター長・教授
原 邦彦

豊橋技術科学大学 名誉教授 /
名古屋大学大学院 情報学研究科価値創造センター 特任教授

前川 喜久雄国立国語研究所 音声言語研究領域 教授
安岡 孝一京都大学 人文科学研究所 教授
石井 靖乃日本財団 ソーシャルイノベーション本部 公益事業部 部長
小野 雄次郎一般社団法人 日本支援技術協会 代表理事
下川 和男一般社団法人 日本電子出版協会 副会長 / イースト株式会社 取締役会長
藤原 洋株式会社ブロードバンドタワー 代表取締役 会長兼社長 CEO
吉川 健-株式会社ブリックス 代表取締役社長
田丸 健三郎日本マイクロソフト株式会社 業務執行役員 NTO
柳原 尚史株式会社Ridge-i 代表取締役社長
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