Senior Research Engineer Supervisor, NTT Software Innovation Center, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation. He received a B.E. and M.E. in information engineering from Niigata University in 1988 and 1990. He joined NTT Software Laboratories in 1990 and received the best paper award for young researchers from the Information Processing Society of Japan. He also has PMP (Project Management Professional) and TOGAF 9 certification. He graduated from the MOT (Management of Technology) course of Japan Productivity Center. His research interests include software design, distributed object computing, metaprogramming, and computational reflection. He has recently been involved in optimization programming and data analysis processing using lightweight programming languages.