Akihiro is working with OpenStack community from Folsom and is a core developer of Neutron and Horizon. He is also an cloud architect and running OpenStack clouds with several regions. He spends his spare time on I18N related activities. Before joining OpenStack community, he worked on developmen of network virtualization testbed in Japan using OpenFlow. He has been involved in research and development of networking technologies in various areas including router architecture, high-speed packet processing, and network security.