President and Chief Executive Officer
The Systems Biology Institute
PhD in Computer Science, Kyoto Univ. President, The Systems Biology Institute. President and CEO: Sony Computer Science Laboratories; SBX Corporation. Professor, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology. Founding President, The RoboCup Federation. Specialized in systems biology, artificial intelligence; recently working on distributed renewable energy micro-grids. Invited artist: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York (2000); La Biennale di Venezia (2001). Recipient of awards: The Computers and Thought Award (1993); Prix Ars Electronica (2000); Nature Award for Creative Mentoring in Science (2009).