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Joichi Ito's CV as of October 22, 2004



wedgeBio Blurb
wedgeJoichi Ito is Vice President of international and mobility for Technorati (www.technorati.com) which indexes and monitors blogs and the Chairman of Six Apart Japan (http://www.sixapart.jp ) the weblog software company. He is on the board of Creative Commons (http://www.creativecommons.org ), a non-profit organization which proposes a middle way to rights management, rather than the extremes of the pure public domain or the reservation of all rights. He will be being a three year term as board member of Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for a three year term starting December 2004. He has created numerous Internet companies including PSINet Japan, Digital Garage and Infoseek Japan. In 1997 Time Magazine ranked him as a member of the CyberElite. In 2000 he was ranked among the "50 Stars of Asia" by Business Week and commended by the Japanese Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications for supporting the advancement of IT. In 2001 the World Economic Forum chose him as one of the 100 "Global Leaders of Tomorrow" for 2002. He has served and continues to serve on numerous Japanese central as well as local government committees and boards, advising the government on IT, privacy and computer security related issues. He is currently researching "The Sharing Economy" as a Doctor of Business Administration candidate at the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy at Hitotsubashi University in Japan. He maintains a weblog (http://joi.ito.com/) where he regularly shares his thoughts with the online community.
wedgeCurrent Positions
wedgeTechnorati / VP International and Mobility
wedgeSix Apart Japan / Chairman
wedgeNeoteny Co., Ltd / CEO
wedgePia Corporation / Board Member
wedgeKula Co., Ltd / CEO
wedgeSocialtext / Board Member
wedgeCreative Commons / Board Member
wedgeICANN / Board Member starting Dec 2004
wedgeGraduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University / Doctor of Business Administration candidate
wedgeWEF Global Leader for Tomorrow class of 2002
wedgeInternet Association Japan / Councilor
wedgeInternational Foundation for Information Technology / Councilor
wedgeJapan Association of Corporate Executives (Keizai Doyukai) / Secretariat Member
wedgeEnjin01 - The Cultural Strategy Council / Vice Representative Secretariat Member
wedgeComputer Professionals for Social Responsibility / Japan Chapter Treasurer
wedgePrefectural Government of Nagano / Mentor
wedgeMinistry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecom Study Group on Privacy / Study Group Member
wedgeMinsitry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecom Technical Oversight Committee for the Basic Residential Record Network System / Board Member
wedgeCity of Yokohama Committee for the Protection of Identity Information / Committee Member
wedgeUniversity of Tokyo Edge Capital Co., Ltd. / Venture Partner
wedgePacific Rim New Media Summit, San Jose 2006 / Co-Chair

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