Executive Director & Vice President – University of Tokyo
Dr. Toshiya Watanabe, PhD, is currently Executive Director and Vice President of The University of Tokyo. He has graduated from Tokyo Institute of Technology with a PhD degree in 1994. He has experienced R&D and Executive Manager for a manufacturing company from 1985 to 2001. He was invited to be a professor of The University of Tokyo from 2001. He is currently a Professor of Institute for Future Initiatives of The University of Tokyo. He is serving as Committee Chairman of Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters of the government.