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Photo: Toru Otsu, DOCOMO Euro-LabsBiography, Dr. Toru Otsu

President and Chief Executive Officer,
DOCOMO Communications Laboratories Europe GmbH


Toru OTSU was born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1960. He received the degrees of B.Eng., M.Eng. and Ph.D. in Global Information and Telecommunications from Waseda University, Japan in 1983, 1985, and 2002, respectively.

In 1985, He joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT). Since then, he was involved in research and development projects of satellite and mobile communication systems. From 1992 to 1993, he was a visiting researcher of ENST, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications, France.

Since he joined in the Wireless Laboratories of NTT DoCoMo in 2000, he was engaged in research and standardization activities of the fourth generation mobile communication system. In 2003, he moved to DoCoMo Europe in London as Deputy Managing Director.

On June of 2005, he was appointed to President & CEO of DOCOMO Communications Laboratories Europe GmbH located in Munich, Germany.