Takeharu Eda is a senior research engineer at NTT Software Innovation Center in Japan. He has been developping a scalable surveillance video system utilizing deep learning-based computer vision techniques. Before joining the center, he launched a web hosting service utilizing CloudStack/OpenStack -based infrastructre and migration tools for it, while managing international development teams including members from US, Germany and Japan at NTT Communications. He started his career as research engineer at NTT Cyber Space Laboratories for developing semi-structured database systems and several machine learning-based applications. His interests include wide range of topics related to deep learning, like distributed learning, fast inference runtime, vision applications, and theories for deep learning.