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Individual Speaker Profile

Toshikazu Ichikawa Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: July 13, 2015
Country: Japan
Home Town: Tokyo
Zip Code: 181-0015
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • NTT Ltd. Group - From 2019-07-18 (Current)
  • NTT Communications Corporation - From 2016-07-01 (Current)
  • NTT CORPORATION - From 2014-07-01 To 2016-06-30
Statement of Interest

System Architecture

Areas Of Expertise
  • cloud computing
  • virtualization




Toshikazu Ichikawa is a Senior Manager of Cloud Services, NTT Communications Corporation in Tokyo, Japan. He manages the team in charge of virtual server service development and operation, which consists of ECL2.0 public cloud using OpenStack. Prior to this job, he was a Senior Research Engineer for NTT Software Innovation Center of NTT Corporation in Tokyo, Japan. He led a OpenStack development team in charge of  community upstream activities to develop the cloud infrastructure system using OpenStack for NTT Group companies for two years. He was a Sr. Manager of Japan Business Development and Architecture for Verio Inc., which is a subsidiary of NTT America, in Utah, U.S.A.. He worked for the design and development of public cloud service named cloudn and the business development of managed hosting services from 2011 to 2014. He also has a research engineer backgroud at NTT Sharing Platform Laboratories of NTT Corporation. He worked for the research and development of the system including cloud computing and distributed storage system for 10 years.

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: No
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • Japanese
  • English

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