NTT DATA presents Open Innovation Contest 9.0CONTEST OVERVIEW

The Shanghai Winner

云拿科技 / Cloudpick

Site schedule

Shanghai Pitch Day

Date and time14th December, 2018
Venue上海创业者实训基地公共空间
Meeting Room, 1st Floor, Building 4, No.200 Guoding East Road, Yangpu District, Shanghai
Judges
  • Yucheng Li
    Director of Laboratory of Parallel Software and Computational Science
    the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS)
    Profile
  • 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
Yucheng Li
Director of Laboratory of Parallel Software and Computational Science
the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS)

From 1983 to 1995, he was with the Computing Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences as a research intern, research assistant, and later a senior engineer. From January 1991 to June 1993, he was a visiting system engineer in Japan, cooperating with Fujitsu. Since 1995, he has been with ISCAS, where he is a research professor now. He was appointed to be an assistant director and later a deputy director of ISCAS in August 2000- July 2002 and August 2002- July 2015, respectively.

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.

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.