Mr. Shigeki Suzuki
Vice-Minister for Policy Coordination (International Affairs),
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC)
"Japan’s New ICT Policies in the IoT/AI Age"
Mr. Naoki Tani
Senior Vice President
Managing Director of IoT Business Department
Corporate Sales and Marketing Division
NTT DOCOMO, INC.
"Make the world a smarter place by docomo’s IoT and +d"
Mr. Naoki Tani has been leading the IoT Business Department since June 2014, and is responsible for marketing strategy, service planning, business development, and technical support of IoT business at NTT DOCOMO, INC.
Prior to the current assignment, he was Director of Network Department at Kansai Regional Office since July 2011.
Since he joined NTT in April 1989, he was involved in the initial development and deployment of mobile communications network systems. He has continued his responsibility after NTT DOCOMO was established in July 1992 and shifted his activity into the international standardization, development, and deployment of 3G (W-CDMA) and LTE network systems. He was also involved in the business collaborations as Director of research and development related organizations.
Mr. Tani graduated from Tokyo University with a Master of Engineering in 1989 and from Duke University with a Master of Business Administration in 1997.