Ichiro Fukuda is Associate Director of SDN and Cloud Technology at NTT Multimedia Communications Laboratories (NTT MCL) in San Mateo. He has been at NTT MCL for 2 years working on realizing NTT’s Cloud and Software-Defined Networking vision. Prior to joining NTT MCL, Ichiro worked for NTT Communications for over 10 years. He led various development projects including ATM and IP/MPLS technology based network services. He holds M.E. and B.E. degree from Waseda University.