TitleCompany:Emeritus Professor, Media Policy and Economics, Hakuoh University
Bio:Dr. Sugaya is an Emeritus Professor of Media Policy and Economics at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan. He obtained his B. A. from Keio University, M.A. from International Christian University and Michigan State University, and Ph.D. at International Christian University.
He was a visiting researcher at the Kennedy School, Harvard University in 1991 and at Michigan State University in 1992. In 1998, he was a Fulbright senior researcher in the department of communication at the University of Hawaii.
He has published and edited a number of books including Pacific Island Regional and International Cooperation: ICT Policy and Development (2013 in Japanese and 2015 in English), The Transformation of Telecommunication Regulatory Structure in Japan, Keio Communications Review (2009), Video Content Industry and Film Policy (2009 in Japanese).