NTT Docomo, Senior Manager Innovation
In 2002, after graduating from Chiba University’s graduate school (Department of Intelligent Information Engineering and Science), Takashi joined NTT DOCOMO Co., Ltd. and developed World’s first 3G (W-CDMA) radio base stations in commercial and contributed in ensuring radio interoperability for international roaming with overseas carriers.
Since 2005, Takashi moved to Docomo’s Open Innovation management team, investing and leading the collaboration with cutting-edge ventures and partner companies of other industries. In 2011, he obtained a MBA from the University of Southern California (USC) and he took charge of the formulation of the mid-term vision and plan in the Corporate Strategy Department.
In 2017, Takashi took his current position, creating innovative business models with new technologies, such as machine learning, telemedicine, drones and so on. Member of the steering committee of Japan UAV Traffic Management Consortium (JUTM). Members of the Logistics Subcommittee of the Study Group on Extravisual and Third Party Flights of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, etc.