TitleCompany:Senior Analyst, KDDI / TELEHOUSE, Japan
Bio:Sobee Shinohara has been working for policy and regulation of telecommunications after his joining KDDI in 1996. He also has been in charge of academic research for policy related issues such as diffusion of broadband in recent several years in KDDI Research, Inc. Prior to joining KDDI group, he served in the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (currently Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications). He received B.E. from Tohoku University in 1988, M.E. from Graduate School of Tohoku University in 1990, Ph.D. from Graduate School of Applied Informatics, University of Hyogo in 2012 and Ph.D. from The University of Tokyo in 2016. His special field in research are diffusion of innovations, such as broadband and telecommunications equipment, and SDG’s.