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Dr. Daniel Andler

Professor emeritus, Department of Philosophy, Paris-Sorbonne University & Senior scientist, Department of Cognitive Studies, Ecole normale supérieure, PSL University

  • Since 2016: (life appointment) Member, Académie des sciences morales et politiques, Institut de France
  • 2007 - 2012: Senior member, Institut universitaire de France
  • 1999 - 2015: Professor, Department of Philosophy, Paris-Sorbonne University
  • Since 2006: Director, Groupe Compas : a think tank on Education, Cognition and Technology
  • 2000 - 2005: Founding director, Department of Cognitive Studies, Ecole normale supérieure, PSL University
  • 1983 - 1999: Vice director, then director, Centre de recherche en épistémologie appliquée (CREA), École Polytechnique, Paris
  • 1989 - 1999: Professor of philosophy, Université Lille III, then Université Paris-Nanterre
  • 1967 - 1989: Teaching assistant, then assistant professor, then associate professor of mathematics, Faculté des sciences d’Orsay, then University of California, Berkeley, then Université Paris 7

Prof. Dr.Yuichiro Anzai

Senior Advisor and Director of Center for Science Information Analysis, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

  • Current: Chair of the Artificial Intelligence Technology Strategic Council of the Cabinet Office
  • 2011 - 2018: President of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • 2001 - 2009: President of Keio University

Klaus Bauer

Head of Development Basic Technology, TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH + Co. KG

  • Since 2018: Co Speaker (Industriy) Research Council Plattform Industrie 4.0
  • Since 2017: Member of Plattform Lernende Systeme, Germany’s Platform for Artificial Intelligence
  • Since 2016: Member of Advisory Board Standardisation Council Industrie 4.0
  • Since 2013: Member of Plattform Industrie 4.0
  • Since 2009: Head of R&D (Basic Technology), TRUMPF
  • 1999 - 2009: Head of Development Human Machine Interaction, TRUMPF

Dr. Jürgen Buder

Head of Strategy Department of the Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus Tübingen "Cognitive Interfaces", Germany

  • Since 2012: Deputy Head of the "Knowledge Exchange Lab" at the Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien, Tübingen
  • 2010 - present: Head of Strategy Department of Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus Tübingen
  • 2000 - 2008: Senior Researcher at the Psychological Institute of the University of Tübingen
  • 2000 - 2006: Coordinator of the DFG Special Priority Program "Net-based Knowledge Communication in Groups"
  • 1995 - 2000: Researcher at the German Institute for Research on Distance Education, Tübingen

Prof. Dr. Wolfram Burgard

Head of Research Lab AI Systems at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, President of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (IEEE RAS)

  • Since 1999: Professor for Autonomous Intelligent Systems at the University of Freiburg
  • 1991 - 1999: Research Scientist, University of Bonn, Department of Computer Science
  • 1990 - 1991: Doctoral Researcher, University of Bonn, Department of Computer Science
  • 1987 - 1991: Doctoral Researcher, TU Dortmund, Department of Computer Science

Anna Choury

Co-founder and CEO, Maathics

  • Since 2018: CEO, Maathics
  • 2015 - 2018: CEO, Alykis
  • 2013 - 2015: Research Engineer, Toulouse Mathematics Institute (IMT)

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Cress

Executive Director at the Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (Knowledge Media Research Center) (IWM)

  • Since 1/2017: Executive Director of the Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (Knowledge Media Research Center), Tübingen (Germany)
  • Since 2008: Full Professor of the Eberhard-Karls University Tübingen, Germany
  • Since 1/2017: Head of the Leibniz-Science Campus Tübingen "Cognitive Interfaces"
  • Since 2008: Head of the "Knowledge Construction Lab" at the Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien
  • Since 7/2018: Deputy chairwoman of the board of Deutsche Telekom Stiftung

Yan-Tarō CLOCHARD

Director Secure-IC Japan and Head of Sales North Asia (Japan, Taiwan, South Korea)

  • Since 2017: Head of Sales North Asia for Secure-IC
  • Since 2016: Director of Secure-IC in Japan. Established the Japanese subsidiary
  • 2015 - 2016: Department for Science & Technology, Embassy of France in Japan
  • 2013 - 2014: Bid Manager for Mobile networks (3G, 4G, Small Cells), Alcatel-Lucent/Nokia
  • 2014: Master in Management, ESSEC Business School, France/Singapore
  • 2011: Master in Electrical Engineering, E.N.S.EA., France

Prof. Dr. Andreas Dengel

Member of the DFKI Management Board

  • Since 1993: Professor of Computer Science at the TU Kaiserslautern
  • Since 2009: Professor (Kyakuin) at the Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University 
  • Since 2004: Member of the DFKI Management Board
  • 2003 - 2005: Lecturer in the Joint Executive MBA program at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, the University of Texas in Austin and the Dongbei University of Finance and Economics in Dalian, China
  • Since 1993: Scientific Director at DFKI
  • Founder of several successful start-up companies

Prof. Dr. Laurence Devillers

Professor in Artificial Intelligence at Sorbonne University, Researcher at LIMSI CNRS, Member of CERNA-Allistène

  • Professor in Artificial Intelligence at Sorbonne University
  • Researcher at LIMSI-CNRS – France, head of the team "Affective and social dimensions in Spoken interaction with (ro)bots  : ethical issues"
  • PhD degree in Computer Science from University Paris-Orsay, France, in 1992
  • HDR (habilitation dissertation) in Computer Science in 2006, “Emotion in interaction: Perception, detection and generation” from University Paris-Orsay, France
  • Author of more than 150 scientific publications (h-index: 35). In 2017, she wrote the book “Des Robots et des Hommes : mythes, fantasmes et réalité” (Plon, 2017)
  • Member of the French Commission on the Ethics of Research in Digital Sciences and Technologies (CERNA) of Allistène, participated to several reports on Research Ethics on Robotics (2014) and Research Ethics on Machine learning.
  • Since 2016: Involved in “The IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in the Design of Autonomous Systems”
  • Head of the 7008 working group on “Standard for Ethically Driven Nudging for Robotic, Intelligent and Autonomous Systems”.
  • Member of the DATAIA Institute and the French national TransAlgo platform.

Alexander Diehl

General Partner, Hasso Plattner Ventures 

  • Since 2018: General Partner Hasso Plattner Ventures
  • 2006 - 2018: Co-Founder and Managing Partner KKLD/Wunderman (WPP), Berlin/New York
  • 2011 - 2015: Managing Director BMW iVentures LLC, New York
  • 1999 - 2006: Various roles in UX Design, innovation Management at Lufthansa, Neue Digitale/Razorfish, 3W4U
  • 1995 - 1999: Bus (hons) Royal Academy of Music, King´s College London

Dr. Daniel Duclos

Head of Signal & Information Technologies Department, Safran Research Center, Safran SA, Magny les Hameaux, France

  • Since 2013: Head of Signal & Information Technologies Department, Safran SA
  • 2008 - 2012: R&T Senior Expert, R&T Directorate, Safran Electronics & Defense
  • 1998 - 2007: Projects and Team Manager, Safran Electronics & Defense
  • 1991 - 1998: Researcher in Artificial Vision, Safran Electronics & Defense
  • 1988 - 1990: PHD in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

Karine Dognin-Sauze

Vice-President of the Metropole of Lyon in charge of Innovation, Smart City, Digital and Smart Mobility

  • Currently board member of several Think/Do Tanks, international networks and public companies
  • Since 2018: Member of the French Digital Council
  • 2016: Appointed Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honor (highest French order of merit)
  • Since 2015: Vice-President / Lyon French Tech (association bringing together digital players from Lyon)
  • Since 2014: Co-founder and President / Witty Cie(s) (company dedicated to open innovation, design marketing and digital transformation)
  • Since 2014: Vice-President in charge of Innovation Smart City, Digital and Smart Mobility / Metropole of Lyon
  • Since 2014: Deputy Mayor in charge of International Affairs / City of Lyon
  • Since 2008: President / Les Interconnectés (French network dedicated to digital transformation)
  • 2008 - 2014: Vice-President in charge of Innovation and New Technologies / Greater Lyon
  • 2010 - 2012: Business Innovation Director / GL events
  • 1993 - 2009: Head of Marketing and Communication, European Marketing Director / Electronic Arts

Dr. Arisa Ema

Project Assistant Professor, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Visiting Researcher, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project

  • Since 4/2018: Project Assistant Professor, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, University of Tokyo
  • Since 2017: Visiting Researcher, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project
  • 2015 - 2018: Project Assistant Professor, Science Interpreter Training Program, Komaba Organization for Educational Excellence, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
  • 2012 - 2015: Assistant Professor, Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University
  • 2009 - 2012: Research Fellow (DC1) of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science for Young Scientists

Dr. Gunar Ernis

Head of Business Unit Industrial Analytics of Fraunhofer IAIS

  • Since 3/2017: Head of Business Unit Industrial Analytics, Fraunhofer IAIS, St. Augustin, Germany
  • 3/2016 - 2017: Senior Data Scientist, Fraunhofer IAIS, St. Augustin, Germany
  • 1/2011 - 2/2016: Research Associate, Experimental Particle Physics, Physics Department Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany
  • 4/2008 - 9/2010: Reseach Assistant, Theoretical Particle Physics, Physics Department Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany

Lucas Fidon

Research Scientist at TheraPanacea (startup of Ecole Centrale Paris)

  • Since 2018: TheraPanacea, Research Scientist
  • 2016 - 2017: UCL, Translational Inmaging Groug, Research Scientist
  • 2017 - 2018: ENS Paris-Saclay, MVA, Master Student
  • 2014 - 2018: CentraleSupélec, Master Student

Dr. Masahiro Fukuhara

CEO, Institution for a Global Society, Adjunct Professor at Hitotsubashi University Graduate School and Project Professor at Keio University

  • Since 2010: CEO-Founder Institution for a Global Society (HR Tech-EdTech)
  • Since 2015: Adjunct Professor Hitotsubashi University Business School (People Analytics)
  • Since 2017: Project Professor at Keio University Economics Department (People Analytics-FinTech)
  • 2000 - 2010: Managing Director Barclays Global Investors Quants Macro Investment Team

Virginie Haas

Chief Revenue Officer, Shift Technology

  • Since 2017: Non-Executive Director of the gaming company Ubisoft
  • Since 2016: Chief Revenue Officer at Shift Technology
  • 2010: Vice-President of Cloud Computing Services Sales for IBM
  • 2006: Director of Operations of the Management Committee of IBM France

Ken Hanazawa

Deputy General Manager, Biometrics Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation, Japan

  • Since 2018: Deputy General Manager, Biometrics Research Laboratories
  • 2015 - 2018: Senior Manager of Biometric Technologies, Data Science Research Laboratories
  • 2010 - 2015: Principal Researcher of Speech Processing, Information and Media Processing Research Laboratories
  • 2003 - 2010: Assistant Manager of Speech Recognition and Translation, Multimedia Research laboratories
  • 1997 - 2003: Researcher of Speech Recognition, C&C Media Research Laboratories, NEC Japan

Prof. Dr. Dr. Friedrich W. Hesse

Scientific Vice-President of the Leibniz Association AND Scientific Co-Chair of the Global Learning Council

  • Since 2018: Scientific Co-Chair of the Global Learning Councils (GLC)
  • Since 2001: Head of the Knowledge Exchange Lab, Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (IWM)
  • Since 1999: Chair, Department for Applied Cognitive Psychology and Media Psychology, Faculty of Science, University of Tübingen
  • Since 1990: Professor (W3) at the Faculty of Science, University of Tübingen
  • 2001 - 2016: Founding Director (IWM)
  • 1993 - 2000: Head, Department of Applied Cognitive Science, German Institute for Research in Distance Education (DIFF), Tübingen, Germany
  • 1995 - 1997: Director (additional), Laboratoire Européen de Recherche sur les Apprentissages et les Nouvelles Technologies (LERANT), France

Prof. Dr. Mitsuru Ikeda

Professor, School of Knowledge Science, Knowledge and Management Area, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST)

  • Since 2003: Professor, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST)
  • 1997 - 2003: Associate professor, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University
  • 1991 - 1997: Research associate, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University
  • 1989 - 1991: Research associate, Faculty of engineering, Utsunomiya University


Prof. Dr. Klaus Juffernbruch

Professorship for Health & Social Management, President of Expert Group „Intelligent Networks in Healthcare“ at German National Digital-Summit

  • Since 8/2017: Professorship for Health & Social Management at FOM University
  • Since 1/2012: President of Expert Group „Intelligent Networks in Healthcare“ at German National Digital Summit
  • 2016 - 2017: Lecturer at FOM University
  • 2015 - 2017: Lecturer at Centre,d’Études Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CEIPI) at University Strassburg
  • 2007 - 2014: Director Strategy Consulting Health Care at Cisco Systems
  • 1993 - 2007: Various Consulting, Sales and Management Positions at IBM
  • 1991 - 1992: Physician at RWTH Aachen University Hospital

Prof. Dr. Fabian Kiessling

Director, Institute for Experimental Molecular Imaging at RWTH Aachen University

  • Since 5/2008: Full Professor and Chair: Experimental Molecular Imaging (W3): RWTH – Aachen University
  • Since 2018: Founding member and speaker of the “Comprehensive Diagnostic Center Aachen (CDCA)”
  • 2006 - 2008: Helmholtz Junior Group Leader (Molecular Imaging) at German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg
  • 2003 - 2006: Head of molecular diagnostics group, Dept. Medical Physics in Radiology, DKFZ
  • 2016: Chairman of the World Molecular Imaging Conference in New York, USA
  • 2009 - 2011: Member of the selection committee of the DAAD

Prof. Dr. Frank Koester

Head of Business Development, Institute of Transportation Systems, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

  • Since 2017: Head of Business Development, Automotive, Rail, Intermodal Mobility & Public Transport, Traffic Management, Institute of Transportation Systems, DLR
  • Since 2014: Head of Department (Prof.), Intelligent Transportation Systems, University of Oldenburg
    2015 - 2017: Head of the Technology Areas Systems Architectures and Verification & Validation, Institute of Transportation Systems, DLR
  • 2015 - 2017: Head of Business Development, Automotive, Institute of Transportation Systems, DLR
  • 2009 - 2015: Head of Department, Automotive, Institute of Transportation Systems, DLR
  • 2008 - 2009: Group Leader, Simulation and Simulators, Institute of Transportation Systems, DLR
  • 2007 - 2011: Goup Leader, Concepts and Technologies for Assistance and Automation Systems, Institute of Transportation Systems, DLR
  • 2001 - 2007: Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
  • 1996 - 2001: Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg

Prof. Dr. Christoph von der Malsburg

Senior Fellow, the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies

  • Since 2007: Senior Fellow at Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies
  • 2008 - 2009: Speaker of the Board, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies
  • 1990 - 2007: Professor of Systems Biophysics, Co-Founder, Institute for Neural Computation, Ruhr-University Bochum
  • 1988 - 2007: Professor of Computer Science, Physics and Neuroscience at University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  • 1971 - 1988: Research Scientist, Max-Planck-Institute biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen

Dr. Satoshi Morinaga

Research Fellow at Data Science Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation

  • Since 4/2016: Research Fellow of Data Science Research Laboratories (NEC Corporation)
  • Since 6/2016: Deputy Leader of NEC-AIST AI Cooperative Research Laboratory (AIST)
  • Since 4/2017: Concurrently, Deputy Director of RIKEN AIP-NEC Collaboration Center (RIKEN)
  • 2002 - 2015: Manager/Senior Manager of Knowledge Discovery Research Laboratories (NEC Corporation)
  • 2000 - 2001: Deputy Director of International Affairs Office (Financial Services Authority)
  • 1994 - 1999: Researcher of C&C Research Laboratories (NEC Corporation)

Dr. Yukie Nagai

Senior Researcher, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Visiting Professor, Bielefeld University

  • Since 2017: Senior Researcher, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
  • Since 2017: Visiting Professor, Bielefeld University
  • 2009 - 2017: Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Osaka University
  • 2006 - 2009: Postdoc Researcher, Bielefeld University
  • 2004 - 2006: Postdoc Researcher, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
  • 2004: Ph.D. in Engineering, Osaka University

Dr. Héloïse Nonne

Head of Data Science and Engineering, Digital Department, SNCF group

  • Since 2016: Head of Data Science and Engineering, with IA and Big Data projects for SNCF, covering applications to mobility and industrial operations, Paris Area, France
  • 2014 - 2016: Senior Data Science Consultant, Quantmetry, Paris Area, France
  • 2011 - 2013: Postdoctoral researcher in condensed matter physics, Physics Department, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Cedric Oette

Data Science & AI, Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG

  • Since 10/2016: Data Science and AI in the Department of Digitization, Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
  • 10/2015 - 9/2016: Research Assistant at the University of Bayreuth, Fraunhofer IPA – Projektgruppe Prozessinnovation
  • 1/2013 - 6/2015: Student Assistant in the Field of Resource Efficiency, Fraunhofer IPA – Projektgruppe Prozessinnovation
  • 10/2013 - 3/2014: Industrial internship, Fraunhofer IPA – Projektgruppe Prozessinnovation
  • 5/2012 - 9/2015: Park Administration, Abenteuerwerkstatt GmbH
  • 10/2009 - 2/2015: Degree in Engineering, Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Bayreuth

Hirohito Okuda

Senior Manager, AI System Department, DeNA Co., Ltd.

Since 2018: Senior Manager, AI System Dept., DeNA
2008 - 2017: Group Leader, MRI Engineering, GE Healthcare, Japan
2006 - 2008: Senior Software Developer, Yale University
2003 - 2004: Visiting Research Scientist, Yale University
1996 - 2006: Researcher, Hitachi Co., Ltd., Japan

Prof. Dr. Hiroaki Ogata

Professor at the Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies at Kyoto University

  • 2017 - Current: Full Professor at Kyoto University
  • 2015 - 2017: Director of Learning Analytics Center, and Distinguished Professor at Kyushu University
  • 2013 - 2017: Full Professor in Faculty of Arts and Science, Kyushu University
  • 2010 - 2013: Adjunct Researcher at Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • 2001 - 2003: Visiting Researcher, Center for Lifelong Learning and Design, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
  • 2001 - 2013: Associate Professor in Faculty of Engineering, Tokushima University

Dr. Matthias Peissner

Director, Head of Research Area Human-Technology Interaction, Fraunhofer IAO

  • Since 4/2017: Director, Head of Research Area Human-Technology Interaction, Fraunhofer IAO
  • 2005 - 2017: Head of Competence Center Human-Computer Interaction, Fraunhofer IAO
  • 2000 - 2005: Researcher at Interactive Products, Fraunhofer IAO

Dr. Joseph Reger

Fujitsu Fellow, Chief Technology Officer, Fujitsu EMEIA

  • Since 2015: Appointed Chair of the Fujitsu Fellows
  • Since 2014: CTO of Fujitsu’s Europe, Middle East, India & Africa region
  • Since 2002: Chief Technology Officer with various Fujitsu entities
  • 1992 - 1998: Executive Consultant & Chief IT Architect, IBM
  • 1985: PhD in Physics, University of Cologne

Charlotte Robert

Associate Professor at Paris Sud University / U1030 / Gustave Roussy Institute

  • Since 2013: Associate Professor in Medical Physics - Paris-Sud University / INSERM U1030 (Molecular radiotherapy unit) / Radiotherapy department of Gustave Roussy
  • 2010 - 2013: Post-doctoral position - IMNC-CNRS UMR 8165, Orsay - FP7 ENVISION project (European NoVel Imaging System for ION therapy)
  • Monte-Carlo GATE/GEANT4 simulations of Positron Emission Tomography acquisitions for dose delivery control in hadrontherap

Dr. Kazuhiro Sakurada

Deputy Program Director, Medical Science Innovation Hub Program, RIKEN

  • 2008 - 2018: Senior Researcher, Sony Computer Science Laboratories Inc.
  • Since 2008: Chief Scientific Officer, iZumi Bio Inc.
  • 2006 - 2007: Head of Global Drug Discovery Regenerative Medicine, Bayer Schering Pharma AG
  • 2004 - 2006: Head of Research Center Japan (Member of Corporate Research Management Team), Schering AG
  • 2000 - 2004: Principle investigator of Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine, Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co. Ltd
  • 1988 - 2000: Researcher, Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co. Ltd

Dr. Jan-Erik Schirmer

Senior Research Fellow/Lecturer, Humboldt University Berlin (HU Berlin)

  • Since 2018: Visiting Researcher at Yale Law School
  • Since 2016: Senior Research Fellow/Lecturer at Humboldt University Berlin, Faculty of Law
  • 2012 - 2016: Research Fellow at Free University Berlin, Faculty of Law

Dr. Fabian Schreiber

Head, BMBF Young Research Group SozioTex, Institut für Textiltechnik, RWTH Aachen University·

  • 2018: Chairman of the board, current ark Industrie AG (ark|group)
  • 2018 - current: Owner, Arche AG
  • 2018 - current: Head of BMBF Young Research Group SozioTex
  • 2015 - current: Founder,twistCon Systems GmbH (verocolata)
  • 2014 - current: Founder, ark Industrie AG (ark|group)
  • 2003 - current: Founder, Gemini Business Soutions GmbH
  • 2008 - 2013: Head of Division Lifesciences & Smart Textiles, Institut für Textiltechnik

Taro Shimada

Chief Strategy Officer, Toshiba Corporation

  • 10/2018: Chief Strategy Officer, Toshiba Corporation
  • 2015 - 9/2018: Senior Executive Operating Officer, Division Lead Japan, Digital Factory/Process Industries and Drives Division, Siemens Japan K.K. (Siemens K.K. afterwards)
  • 2014 - 2015: Delegation to Siemens AG, Germany
  • Since 2013: CEO, Siemens Industry Software K.K.
  • 2007 - 2014: Hold Director of Business Consulting, Director of Enterprise Sales, Siemens Industry Software K.K.
  • 2005 - 2007: Director of Product and Industry Marketing, UGS Corporation
  • 1999 - 2005: Technical Consultant, SDRC (Structural Dynamics Research Corporation, which had been merged with Siemens AG)
  • 1990 - 1999: ShinMaywa Industries
    incl. 1991-1997 Delegation to Boeing company, Seattle and McDonnell Douglas Corp, Los Angeles

Dr. Michael Tagscherer

CTO, Giesecke + Devrient Mobile Security 

  • Since 2017: CTO G+D Mobile Security, Munich
  • 2014 - 2017: Head of Global Product Management Enterprise Security / OEM, Group VP Giesecke & Devrient, München
  • 2010 - 2014: Head of Global Product Management Telecommunication, Giesecke & Devrient, Munich
  • 2008 - 2010: Head of Product Management, G+D China, Japan and Korea, Beijing
  • 2001 - 2008: Senior Product Manager at Giesecke & Devrient, Munich
  • 1996 - 2001: Data and Machine Learning Scientist – Focus on Applied Artificial Neural Networks for Steel Production Process Optimization (FORWISS), Erlangen
  • 1995 - 1996: Research Scientist in Applied AI for autonomous mobile systems (FZI), Karlsruhe

Toshihiko Takayama

Senior Manager of Strategic Solution and Business Development, Cisco Systems G.K.

  • 2016 - now: Senior Manager, Strategy Solution & Business Development;
  • 2003 - 2016: Principal, Cisco Consulting Service; Consulting for Japan Manufacturing companies and IoT consulting focusing on Japan Smart City
  • 2005 - 2007: Keio University Business School, Research Fellow; Invited as Research Fellow, Global Security Research Institute
  • 1999 - 2001: Deputy General Manager; Monitored operation, conducted project economics analysis and made critical decision for both Sakhalin Oil & Gas Exploration project and Sakhalin-Japan Pipeline project

Stéphane Tanguy

Chief Information & Technology Officer, EDF Labs Palaiseau, France
Lead IT research programs for EDF Group (IA, Data Science, IOT, Cybersecurity, Numerical simulation...) 

  • Since 2016: CIO & CT, EDF Labs
  • 2004 - 2011: IT Consulting Director, Dell Technologies
  • MBA program, HEC School of Management
  • 2000 - 2002: Strategic Marketing, Nortel Networks
  • 1992 - 2000: Program manager & new business development, Schlumberger Smart Cards & Systems

Dr. Hideyuki Tokuda

President of National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)

  • Currently: President of the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
  • Currently: Professor Emeritus at Keio University
  • Executive Vice President of Keio University
  • Professor of Faculty of Cyper-Physical Systems and Smart Cities
  • President of Connected Consumer Device Security Council
  • 1983: Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Waterloo, Canada

Prof. Dr. Junichi Tsujii

Fellow of National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Director of Artificial Intelligence Research Center (AIRC) of AIST, Professor at the University of Manchester

  • Since 5/2015: Director of Artificial Intelligence Research Center, AIST
  • 2005 - 2011: Visiting Professor and Scientific Advisor at the National Centre for Text Mining at the University of Manchester
  • 1995: Professor of the University of Tokyo (both School of Inter-faculty Initiative on Informatics, and the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology). Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA).
  • 1988: Professor of Computational Linguistics at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST).
  • 1978: Ph. D degree (in electrical engineering) of Kyoto University. Assistant Professor, Associate Professor of Kyoto University.
  • 1973: Master of Engineering, Kyoto University 

Prof. Dr. Cédric Villani

Vice-President, the French Parliamentary Office for the Evaluation of Scientific and Technological Choices

  • Currently: Professor, University of Lyon
  • Since 7/2009: Director, Henri Poincaré Institute
  • 2000 - 9/2010: Professor, École normale supérieure de Lyon
  • Since 7/2009: Coordinator, CARMIN structure
  • 1/2004 - 5/2004: Visiting Research Miller Professor, University of Berkeley
  • Fall 1999: Visiting Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech Institute, Atlanta
  • 1996 - 2000: Assistant Professor, École normale supérieure de Paris
  • 1992 - 1996: Mathematics Student, École normale supérieure de Paris 

Prof. Dr. Margret Wintermantel

President of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

  • Since 2012: President of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • 2006 - 2012: President of the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK)
  • 2000 - 2006: President of the University of Saarland
  • since 1992: University professor (C4 level) at the University of Saarland
  • 1986: Habilitation in Psychology at the University of Heidelberg
  • 1972 - 1986: Research associate and group leader at the University of Heidelberg with research visits to Ann Arbor and Berkeley

Atsushi Yamashita

Senior Manager, Business Development & Management Dept. Automotive Business Unit, DeNA Co., Ltd.

  • Since 9/2017: Senior Manager of Automotive Business Unit, DeNA Co., Ltd.
  • 2016 - 2017: Assistant Manager, Battery Business Unit., Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
  • 2014 - 2015: Assistant Manager, Corporate Planning Dept., Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
  • 2009 - 2014: Assistant Manager, Zero Emission Business Unit, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
  • 2003 - 2009: Quality Engineer, Total Customer Satisfaction Function, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
  • 2000 - 2003: Environmental Consultant, Environmental Control Center Co., Ltd.

Dr. Kazuo Yano

Fellow, Hitachi Ltd.,

  • Currently: Fellow, Corporate Officer at Hitachi Ltd.
  • Currently: Fellow, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • 1991 - 1992: Visiting Scientist at the Arizona State University
  • 1993: Ph.D. from Waseda University

Dr. Akemi Yokota

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Social Sciences Chiba University

  • Since 4/2017: Associate Professor, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Chiba University
  • 2014 - 2017: Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Politics, and Economics, Chiba University
  • 2013 - 2014: Associate Professor, Faculty of Law and Economics, Chiba University
  • 2012 - 2013: Researcher, Institute of Administrative Management (IAM)
 

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