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Dr Yuji INOUE, Chairman, Toyota Info Technology Centre

Yuji Inoue was born in 1948 in Fukuoka, Japan. He received the B.E., M.E. and Ph. D degrees from Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, in 1971, 1973 and 1986, respectively, and was made an Honorary Professor of the Mongolian University of Science and Technology in 1999.

He joined NTT Laboratories in 1973 and served there for 34 years. While he was in NTT, he was active in ITU-T standardization on ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network), SDH (Synchronous Digital Hierarchy) and TNA (Transport Network Architecture) during 1982 – 1992. After new business development in NTT Data, he was a board member of NTT in 5 years as CTO and the head of NTT group’s R&D with 6000 researchers and engineers.

He moved to The Telecommunication Technology Committee, TTC in 2007 as the President and CEO, then to Toyota Info technology Center Co. Ltd, as the Chairman of the Board. He is a fellow of IEICE and IEEE and is currently President Elect of IEICE. He wrote and edited many technical books.