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Principles for AI: Towards a Humanistic Approach? A Global Conference - 4 March 2019, Room 1

Mon, 4 Mar - 11:45 to 13:00

Plenary Session 2: The Universality of AI?

Katsumi Emura

Chief Technology Officer, NEC

Katsumi Emura is Executive Vice President and CTO (Chief Technology Officer) of NEC Corporation. He is head of the Intellectual Property Management Division, responsible for all of NEC’s research and intellectual property rights (IPR) management.

Since joining NEC as a researcher at the Opto-Electronics Research Laboratories in 1982, Dr. Emura has held numerous leadership positions, including the head of product planning and business development for transport products and general manager of NEC’s Research Planning Division.

Dr. Emura was a visiting researcher at Bellcore (USA) from 1987 to 1988. In 1992, he earned a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Tokyo.​