●Wednesday, June 13 to Friday, June 15, 2012
The Basic Plan for Space Policy was formulated and the re-examination of administrative structures for space development has been almost completed. Under such circumstances, JAXA will have the year of the turning point of its 10th anniversary of establishment next year. In this speech, I would like to show “JAXA of today” through introducing our current activities and future projects.
Mr. Keiji Tachikawa, President, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Dr. Keiji Tachikawa assumed his current position of President of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), in November 2004. He held a number of important posts in his career of over 40 years with both NTT and NTT DoCoMo, Inc. Dr. Tachikawa was President and CEO, NTT DoCoMo, Inc. from 1998 to 2004, and a Member of the Board & Corporate Advisor, NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in 2004. He also served as Commissioner of Space Activities Commission from 2001 to 2004. Dr. Tachikawa graduated from the University of Tokyo, Department of Electrical Engineering in 1962. In 1978, he graduated from MIT with an MBA, and in 1982 he received his Doctor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Tokyo. He is the author of several books in Japanese on the future of the communications and information industries.
The lecture will cover the background, presence and future of capsule endoscopy, and introduces “the innovation & entrepreneurship” of the startups from Israel.
Mr. Shozo Kawakami, President Given Imaging K.K
After working for Sony and Roland Berger and Partner, took senior-management positions in Japan Subsidiary of foreign medical device manufacturers such as Guidant and Bayer. Since 2010, works for Given Imaging K.K. as President/Representative Director.
Tsugio Makimoto（Tsugio Makimoto, Socirty of Semiconductor Industry Specialists, President）
Dr. Makimoto was a Corporate Advisor of Sony Corporation in charge of semiconductor technology until 2005. After retiring from Sony, he is directing his own consulting office TechnoVison as President. He received his BS/Applied Physics from the University of Tokyo in 1959, MS/EE from Stanford University in 1966, and Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo in 1971. He was nominated an IEEE FELLOW in 1997.
Yuzo Shimada, Executive Officer, Director of Technical Strategy, NAMICS CORPORATION
1979： M.S. Degree in chemistry from Kyoto University,
NEC Central Research Lab.
2001: NEC Functional Material Lab. General Manager
2003: NEC Jisso Reseach Lab. General Manager
2004: NEC Jisso and Production Technology Lab. General Manager
2009: NEC Patent Service, Ltd. President
Now : Namics Corporation Executive Officer
The Japan Institute of Electronics Packaging (JIEP) President
Engaged in high-density packaging technology development and technology management for the electronic systems such as high-speed large scale computer and mobile phone
Kinya Ichikawa, Intel K.K, Assembly Technology Development-Japan Manager Technology＆Manufacturing Group-Japan
Kinya Ichikawa is a department manager of Assembly Technology Development Group-Japan at Intel K.K. in Tsukuba, Japan and his group represents the new assembly process & equipment technology Pathfinding in Japan. Kinya has been with Intel since 1993 and have had various packaging Pathfinding projects including C4 organic package discovery. He holds 15 US patents in the field of advanced package solutions. He is a member of executive board of Japan Institute of Electronics Packaging (JIEP).
ShoZo Akejima, Senior Manager, SSD Products Engineering Dept, Storage Products Div.,TOSHIBA
1982 Toshiba Semiconductor IC Production Engineering
2005 Toshiba Semiconductor Packaging senior Manager
2007 Flash Memory Card Senior Product Engineering Manager
2011 SSD Senior Product Engineering Manager
Semiconductor Packaging 25years.Flash Memory Product Enginering and business 5years.
Hideki Tanaka, Associate General Manager, Soc Product Design Technology Divison, SoC Business Unit, RENESAS Electronics Corporaition
1981 Graduated Nagoya University(Physics) and joined Hitachi To incharge to package R&D during 20-years(until 2000), with handling QFP/QFJ/TCP/BGA/WLBGA at those dawn term. From 2000, incharged to MCM(SiP) development & manufacturing of various stacked SiP by using FC or WB. Through Renesas Technology(2003), now became Associate General Manager of SoC Product Design Technology Div. of Renesas Electronics since Oct.-2011. Leader of "3D/TSV project"in Renesas and focusing mobile LSI with Wide I/O DRAM and other TSV applied LSI.
Hiroaki Ikeda, Association of Super-Advanced, Electronics Technologies, General Manager, 3D-Integration Technology Research Department
Hiroaki Ikeda is the general manager of 3-D integration technology research department of Association of Super-Advanced Electronics Technologies（ASET）since October 2011. Currently he is leading the Japanese national R&D project on 3-D integration. Before Joining ASET, he had been working as a principal professional on TSV/3D packaging Technology development in Elpida for 7 years. He has more than 30 years experience of DRAM development.
Mr. Akira Minamikawa, Vice President, iSuppli Corp.
Novemebr, 2010 Acquired by IHS corporation.
December, 2006 Acquired by iSuppli corporation.
July, 2004 Established Data Garage Inc.
2003/Apr-04/Feb CLSA Securities, brokerage firm research department technology head & senior analyst
2000/Jun-03/Apr WestLB Securites, brokerage firm research department Director & senior analyst
1996/Jan-00/May IDC Japan, Director of semiconductor research
1990/May-95/Dec Gartner Japan Dataquest semiconductor department, senior analyst
1982/Apr-90/May Motorola /HongKong Motorola Marketing specialist
1982/3 Graduate from Musashi Institute of Technology, electrical engineering department
Rapid penetration of smart phone is changing the mobile phone market dramatically to the mobile internet market. This will be a good news for everybody, but only on condition the network capability can catch up with the change.
Mr. Tetsuzo Matsumoto, Member of the Board, Chief Strategy, Adviser to CEO, SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp.
Tetsuzo (Ted) Matsumoto is a member of the Board and Chief Strategy Advisor to the CEO of SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp. He is also a Board member of GSMA and various other
international organizations related to the mobile communication industry.< br />
On September 1, 2006, Mr. Matsumoto joined Vodafone KK in Japan, which had been already acquired by Softbank group, as an Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, and became a member of the Board and Senior Executive Vice President of the company after its name was officially changed to SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp. Since then, until June 30, 2011, he had been active mainly in the area of the company’s technology strategy, government relations and international operations. Now, he is free from the company’s day-to-day operations, and focusing on the long-term strategic issues.
Prior to joining the Softbank group, Mr. Matsumoto was with Qualcomm for over 10 years, commencing as a consultant, and, subsequently, serving as President/Chairman of Qualcomm Japan, as well as a Senior Vice President at its Head Quarters in San Diego. While at Qualcomm, he was instrumental to introduce CDMA technology to Japan, and responsible for its Japan, Southeast Asia and Pacific operations.
Mr. Matsumoto began his career with Itochu Corporation, a Japanese conglomerate, where he worked for 34 years and held a variety of positions, including Senior Vice President of the Electronics Division of Itochu (America) Corp., General Manager of its Communication/Multimedia Business, and Group Vice President of the Aerospace and Information Division at the company’s Tokyo Headquarters. During his last five years with Itochu, he held the Director positions of the Boards of more than 10 Telecommunications, Media and IT Services companies in Japan.
Mr. Matsumoto received a Bachelor of Law degree from Kyoto University in 1962.
Hideki Motai, Editor in Chief, Green Energy Industry News, Sangyo Times, Inc.
1990 LL.B. Waseda University
1990 Joined a semiconductor manufacturing company in Japan
1995 Joined a publishing company, worked as a news correspondent
2002 Joined Sangyo Times, Inc.
2003 Editor in Chief of [Weekly Nanotech]
2008 Vice Chief Editor of [The Semiconductor Industry News]
2010 Editor in Chief of [Green Energy Industry News]
Kenichiro Wada, Senior Expert, EV Business Promotion, EV Businees Office, MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORP.
Kenichiro Wada joined Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in 1989 as an Automotive Engineer, focusing on the development of interior products. In 2005, Mr.Wada joined the Electric Vehicle Development team as Project Manager assigned to develop the Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle, i-MiEV. In 2009 he advanced to the role of General Manager of the MiEV Engineering Department and in 2010 became a Senior Expert of the EV Business Office, integral in the development of Mitsubishi’s future electric and Smart Grid Technology research and development.
Ken-ichi Yamagishi, Head of Smart City Promotion Unit Fujitsu Limited
Joined Fujitsu - Systems engineer for Japanese electric power companies - In charge of mission critical systems and application architecture and network systems
2010 Head of Smart Solution Business Unit - Marketing of Smart Meter Network in Japanese and overseas markets - Development of Energy Management Systems
2011 Head of Smart City Project Promotion Unit Smart City strategy and scheme development - Smart Community project initiation for Aizuwakamatsu City
2012 Head of Smart City Promotion Unit (Current Position )
Hideaki Daiko, Project Manager, New Market Development Project team, Toshiba Corp.
Graduated from Electrical Engineering at Ehime University (Japan) in 1982, And the same year joined Toshiba
Consistently engaged in the Semiconductor business, responsible for application engineering as standard logic. To develop global standards, promoting international alliances, and market development. In recent years, after experiencing the Planning Department, Mission assigned for new market development especially Smart Grid area.
Akihiko Tobe, General Manager, Smart Infrastructure System Business Division, Hitachi, Ltd.
1979/4 Joined Hitachi Ltd. Omika Works System engineer of CAD/CAM ～ System engineer of Stock exchange field, Industry. ete.
2010/5 Senior Manager of Information&Control Systems Company
2010/10 Senior Director of Smart City Business Management Division
2012/4 General Manager of Infrastructure Systems Company and General Manager of Social Innovation Business Project Division
-Present Responsible for Hitachi Smart City Business for global and Japan domestic market.
Hideaki Matsui, Senior Researcher, Center for the Strategy of Emergence, The Japan Research Institute, Limited
Mr. Saso explains Fujitsu’s technology and new vision to address various challenges in the cloud-era, such as the world’s fastest supercomputer “K’and its productization, a new approach to the latest network like LTE, the world’s thinnest smartphone, and the global deployment of energy-saving data centers.
Mr. Hideyuki Saso, Corporate Senior Executive Vice President and Representative Director, Fujitsu Limited
We propose the minimal fab concept where an investment of a semiconductor fab is about 5 million dollars. The minimal fab uses 0.5" wafers and minimal apparatus with 30cm in width
Mr. Shiro Hara, Minimal System Group, Nanoelectronics Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced, Industrial Science and Technology
In 1989, he joined Waseda Univ. where he was a Assistant Professor. He was a special researcher, basic science program in Riken Institute since 1990. In 1993, he became a researcher of Electrotechnical Laboratory, MITI. He developed a local clean research system to find elemental cause of variations of electronic device characteristics. From 2001 to 2002, he joined R&D Association for Future Electron Devices as General Manager of R&D Department and Director of Planning Office. In 2007, he proposed the Minimal Fab concept to reduce an investment cost of a semiconductor factory into 1/1000. He is the minimal system group leader in AIST, METI. Also, he is the representative of Fab System Research Consortium of AIST.
Akihiro Tsumura, Sangyo Times, Inc., Editor in Chief
Mar,1995 graduated from Kansai University
Mar,1999 entered Sangyo Times Inc
Mar,2007 Deputy editor in Chief of The Semiconductor Industry News
Dec,2009 Editor in Chief of The Semiconductor Industry News
Ken-ichi Shinbori, Advisory Director, Group Executive of ICP Group 2, Image Communication Products Operations CANON
Ken-ichi Shimbori joined Canon Inc. in 1978. He has started his career in Still Video Camera development. In 2006, he was appointed to Senior General Manager for Digital compact camera R&D Center. Next
appointment was Deputy Group Executive for D-SLR Group and Senior General Manager for D-SLR R&D Center in 2009.
In January 2010, Ken-ichi Shimbori was appointed to his current role of Group Executive of D-SLR Group, and Advisory Director in April 2010.
Tetsuya Yamamoto, General Manager, Development Headquarters, Imaging Company, Nikon
April 1982 Began working at Nippon Kogaku Kogyo (now Nikon Corporation). Designed electronic circuitry for electronic still cameras.
June 1988 Participated in system development and support operations for film scanners.
April 2001 Appointed manager of Imaging Company's camera application software development department.
April 2005 Appointed manager of Imaging Company's Advanced Development department. Managed advanced development projects. April 2006 Appointed General Manager of Imaging Company's 2nd Development Department. Oversaw development of elemental camera technologies. April 2009 Appointed General Manager of Imaging Company's 1st Development Department. Oversaw development of elemental camera technologies. June 2011 Appointed General Manager of Imaging Company’s Development Headquarters.
Remains at that position today.
Current personal cameras: D300, Nikon 1 J1
Toru Katsumoto, Deputy President, Personal Imaging & Sound Business Group, senior General Manager, System & Software Engineering Division, SONY
Toru Katsumoto joined Sony Corporation in April 1982 and started his career as an engineer for consumer-use camcorders. Returning from his assignment at the United Kingdom, Katsumoto was appointed Senior General Manager of AMC Division at Sony’s Digital Imaging Business Group in August 2005, to head up the business of ”α” interchangeable lens camera systems transferred from Konica Minolta. He was appointed Deputy President of Digital Imaging Business Group in October 2011, and has been overseeing technology and product development across the whole digital imaging category including compact digital cameras and camcorders in addition to interchangeable lens camera systems.
Chair, Project Council
Camera&Imaging Products Association
Worked as Vice-chair of the Standardization Committee, and assumed current position in 2009. In charge of the Photo Aid Project team (manages a fund used to assist in the reconstruction of disaster stricken areas) and the Event Project team (puts on the CP+ Imaging Show).
Nikon Fellow General manager,
Imaging Product R&D Laboratory, Imaging Company
Graduated from Chiba University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electronic Engineering in 1973. Began working at Nippon Kogaku K.K. (now Nikon Corporation) in the same year. Assigned to the Camera Designing Department in 1975. Began designing electrical circuitry for the Nikon F3. Advanced to a leadership role in the design of electrical circuitry for the Nikon F4, and product leader for the Nikon F5. Appointed General Manager of the Camera Development Department in 1997 where he oversaw development of film cameras and other pruoducts. Appointed General Manager of the Development Headquarters in 2004 where he was in charge of the development of digital-SLR cameras including the D3, interchangeable lenses, compact digital cameras, software, and more. Became an operating officer in 2004, and Vice President of Imaging Company in 2007. Has been a Nikon Fellow since 2009.
Hobbies include squash, taking leisurely drives, and photography.
Please note that the speaker(s) and Program(s) are subject to change.