1996 M.A. Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University
1978 B.A. Economics, University of Tokyo
2001- Current position
2000-01 GLOCOM Professor
1999 World Wide Web Consortium Advisory Committee member
1997 GLOCOM Associate Professor
1997 MITI Research Fellow (additional)
1978-93 TV director of NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Selected Publications and Papers
"Spectrum Buyouts: A Mechanism to Open Spectrum" with Lixin Ye, RIETI Discussion Paper.
"The Unbundling of Network Elements Japan's Experience" RIETI Discussion Paper.
"Is IPv6 Necessary?" GLOCOM Platform 2002.
"Beyond the Internet" Telecomvisions, 2001.
"Why Did the Networked Organization Fail to Embrace the Internet?" Workshop on Changing the Japanese Firm, Columbia University, 1998.
"Architectural Changes in the Information and Communication Industries" [PDF] Berkeley-Hitotsubashi Conference on The Coming of the Information-Intensive Century, 1999.
"The Open-Source Software as a Mechanism to Allocate Attention" MITI International Conference, 1998
Books (in Japanese)
Dot-Communism Toyo Keizai Shinposha, 2003.
Brodband Strategy Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha, 2001.
Explosion of Digital Capitalism NTT Publications, 1997.
The Digital Revolution and Japanese Firms NTT Publications, 1997.