Hiroshi Mano Ph.D President and CEO
Hiroshi Mano is the President and CEO of Koden Technology and Information Corp. His career spans over 30 years of working in the fields of wireless networking and electronic equipment technology. While pursuing his Bachelor of Engineering degree at the Shonan Institute of Technology, he developed a vast amount experience and knowledge in those fields and was heavily engaged in standardization activities.
Prior to joining Koden Technology and Information Corp., he served on the Board of Director at Allied Telesis R&D Center K.K. His previous responsibilities also include the role of CTO at Allied Telesis Holdings K. K. and President and CEO at Root Inc. He continues to be an active player in standardization. He is currently serving as a Chair for IEEE 802.11 TGai TG., and a Vice Chair of ITRC (JSPS 163rd Committee on Internet Technology). He is a member of IEICE, IEEE, and IPSJ.
Yoshiko Chong holds a BS degree in Computer Science from the University of New Mexico. She possesses extensive experience in Internet resources management and registry operations at the local, regional, and world levels, and has solid knowledge on Internet protocols. She has given seminars and tutorials targeted at IP address management policy in Internet conferences.
Before joining Koden Techno Info K.K., she worked at ICANN/IANA where she was responsible for the allocation of numbers (IPv4, IPv6 address space, Autonomous System numbers, In-addr.arpa delegations, IP6.arpa delegations) and the Technical Protocol Assignment procedures. Prior to that she worked in different capacities in various Internet entities, as the first Hostmaster at APNIC, Chief Assistant Manager of the IP address division at JPNIC, Assistant Manager of the Corporate Strategy department at a mobile ISP, and Research Assistant for the Internet Architecture group at a national laboratory (NICT).