NTT DATA presents Open Innovation Contest 10.0CONTEST OVERVIEW

Site schedule

Boston Pitch Day

Date and time8th November, 2019
VenueMIT Media Lab
75 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02139
Judges
  • Sweta Mepani
    Chief of Staff, Head of Strategic Initiatives, Office of the CEO
    NTT DATA Services
  • Gary Siegel
    VP Delivery Practices
    NTT DATA Services
  • Eiji Yoshida
    Director
    NTT DATA Boston Exponential Hub, Visiting Scientist @MIT Media Lab
  • David Querusio
    CTO
    Harvard Pilgrim
  • Maribel Lopez
    Industry Analyst
    Lopez Research
  • Krishna Shetty
    SVP Application Services Delivery
    NTT DATA
  • Kotaro Zamma
    Head of Section of
    Open Innovation and
    Business Incubation
    NTT DATA Corporation
    Profile
  • Kaz Okada
    Senior Expert
    Open Innovation and Business Incubation
    NTT DATA Corporation
    Profile
Agenda
Details of the pitch day is subject to change without notice.

CONTACT

If you have any question about the Boston contest , Please contact the following partner.
Susan Pham-Waldbeise Email: Susan.Pham-waldbeise@nttdata.com
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Kotaro Zamma
Head of Section of Open Innovation
and Business Incubation
NTT DATA Corp.

Having worked in NTT DATA for nearly three decades, Zamma knows the IT industry of Japan inside out, and firmly believes that open innovation will revitalize his company and the industry.

As the head of Open Innovation and Business Incubation, he directs biannual contests and monthly forums to find and introduce promising startups to business units and customers of NTT DATA, and runs programs that put the partner startups on the fast track to proof-of-concept and new business.

Kaz Okada
Senior Expert
Open Innovation and Business Incubation
NTT DATA Corporation

Kaz Okada is a Senior Expert in Open Innovation and Business Incubation section of NTT DATA Corporation, which is Japan's largest systems integrator, and he is responsible for globalizing NTT DATA's open innovation program.

His career started as a network engineer serving NASA and the Japanese space agency, but he has also worked as a software engineer at Microsoft in Seattle. He then moved to Washington, DC where he came across countless innovations both as a Manager of Research and Business Development and as a Visiting Fellow of CSIS, which is a top think tank in the United States.
His diverse and international experience makes him an ideal consultant for open innovation, and he is now leading the globalization of NTT DATA’s open innovation program.

Mr. Okada earned his Master of Science from George Washington University School of Business in 2006.

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