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Ryu Ishimoto

Midokura Japan
Director of Tech Alliance

A former software developer of Software Defined Networking for open source projects such as OpenStack and Midonet, Ryu Ishimoto is currently the Director of Tech Alliance of Midokura Japan, responsible for promoting and creating an ecosystem around the soon-to-be-open edge sensing platform project. At Midokura, he is also responsible for leading the Innovation Work Group (IWG) of Network of Intelligence Camera Ecosystem (NICE) to define standard specifications for connected intelligent cameras.  Before this role, he was the manager of the R&D team that was developing the aforementioned Midonet, an overlay-based virtual networking solution for IaaS. Prior to Midokura, he worked for several tech start-up companies as well as big financial companies in both the US and Japan, developing a wide range of software products, including trading systems, e-commerce services and an ad server platform.  He has a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from University of California, Los Angeles.