Masaru Kitsuregawa will deliver the July 25 keynote address. Dr. Kitsuregawa is the Director General of the National Institute of Informatics, Japan.
Bio: Masaru Kitsuregawa is the Director General of National Institute of Informatics (NII), and a professor at the University of Tokyo. He received his Ph.D degree in information engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1983. He has been working in the area of high performance database system and systems for big data. He has served as President of Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) and a science advisor for Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan. He is a fellow of the ACM, IEEE, IPSJ and IEICE.