Dr. Hideaki Ozawa
Hideaki Ozawa is the VP, Head of Media Intelligence Laboratories at NTT. He oversees research and development of new technologies about Environmental Recognition system, such as image recognition, speech recognition language media recognition, Artificial Intelligence for human machine interaction, etc.
He has about 15 years of experience for the web service and business. As general manager of Smart Navigation division at NTT Resonant, he oversees technology based web services, Web search service for mobile, Multimedia search service, Mobile cloud service, Interactive Digital map, Local search service and Telehealth services, etc.
Furthermore, as general manager of IT development division at Walkerplus.com, he launched a major Japanese local portal service, Walkerplus.com, with Kadokawa Shoten publishing Inc., JCB CO., LTD. and 8 companies in 2000.
Prior to that he worked at NTT Human Interface Labs and NTT Cyber Solution Labs. He researched and developed multimedia database system which is incorporated physical book functions as senior research engineer.
Dr. Ozawa received a Ph.D., M.E. and B.E., from Department of Electrical Engineering at Keio University. He is a member of ACM.