Executive Vice Chair

Hiroshi Fujiwara

Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Representative Director of Broadband Tower, Inc.

Education

  • Mar. 1977

    Graduated from the College of Science of Kyoto University (Department of Astronomy)

  • Jan. 1996

    Obtained Ph.D. degree in Information and Communication Engineering from the University of Tokyo

Career

  • Apr. 1977

    Entered IBM Japan, Ltd.

  • Dec. 1977

    Entered Hitachi Engineering Co., Ltd.

  • Feb. 1985

    Entered ASCII Corporation

  • Feb. 1987

    Transferred to Graphics Communication Technologies Inc. Appointed as executive director and General Manager of Research and Development Division

  • Sep. 1988

    Appointed as a visiting research scientist of Bell Communications Research (Bellcore) of the U. S

  • Mar. 1993

    Transferred to Graphics Communication Laboratories Inc. Appointed as a executive director and General Manager of Research and Development Division

  • Jun. 1993

    Appointed as a director of ASCII Corporation

  • Dec. 1996

    Established Internet Research Institute, Inc. Director and CEO (present post)

  • Apr. 2012

    Broadband Tower, Inc. Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Representative Director(present post)

Teaching

  • 1996 – 1999

    Guest Professor at Keio University (Science and technologies)

  • 2006 – 2009

    Guest Professor at The University of Tokyo (Mathematical Science)

  • 2009 – 2010

    Visiting professor at Aoyama Business School

  • 2010-

    Current Vice president, Professor at SBI Business School

  • 2011-

    Current Visiting professor at Keio University (Environment and Information Studies)

  • 2012-

    Current Visiting professor at Kyoto University (Space Research Unit)

Official Posts (Current position)

President of Internet Association Japan(IAjpan)