2018 Forum programme

Dr. Toshiya Jitsuzumi
Dr. Toshiya Jitsuzumi

Research Professor
Chuo University


Toshiya Jitsuzumi is Professor at the Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan. Before joining Chuo University, he was a professor at the Faculty of Economics, Kyushu University.

Previously, he worked for 18 years at the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (now Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications [MIC]), Japan.

During 2007–2008, he was a visiting scholar at the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information, Columbia University, as an Abe Fellow sponsored by the Social ScienceResearch Council/Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.

His research interests include telecommunications/Internet policy, and current focus is on net neutrality and platform regulation. He has been a member of MIC’S committees on AI network. Heserved as a vice-chair of OECD Working Party on Measurement and Analysis of the Digital Economy in 2017, and he has served now as avice-chair of the OECD Committee on Digital Economy Policy since 2018.

He holds an LLB from the University of Tokyo, an MBA from the Stern School of Business, New York University, and a DSc from the Graduate School of Global Information and Telecommunication Studies, Waseda University.