Tomohiro Otani is a deputy general manager of technological strategy division of KDDI Corporation and an executive vice president of KDDI Research, Inc. He is responsible for R&D activities related with beyond 5G networking technologies, connected car, and IoT platform. Prior to that, he was a general manager of Operation Support System Development Department of Operations Sector and responsible for developing the operation supporting systems (OSS) for fixed and mobile networks. He is a board of directors in Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC). He was a member of the technical programming committee of international technical conferences.