President, Cyber University Hiroshi Kawahara, Sc. D.
Having worked for Schlumberger Wireline Division over 8 years as borehole seismic specialist, Hiroshi spent more than 15 years as software engineer with senior management capacities at Nippon Steel Solutions, IBM Japan, and SoftBank.
At SoftBank he served as CTO at various joint venture companies funded by SoftBank and its overseas partners. In 2007 he joined the Faculty of IT and Business, Cyber University where he opened new courses in media technologies and IT business analysis.
He has been serving as President of Cyber University since 2012.
As Chair of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Japan, he leads entrepreneurship activities in both domestic and overseas.
Hiroshi received his Sc.D. at the Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Department of Oceanographic Engineering at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in 1984.
Develop advanced IT experts
Information technologies have advanced at an accelerated pace in recent years, while business models continue to change in keeping with rapid technological evolution. In the frontline of the IT business exposed to such rapid changes, persons combining technical expertise and related business skills who can comprehensively understand emerging events and can flexibly deal with new situations
are in high demand.
Cyber University's Faculty of IT and Business nurtures "IT specialists who understand business" and "business people with IT savvy" who can play prominent roles in society.