TitleCompany:Senior Vice President & General Manager of Core Network Development Department, NTT DOCOMO Inc., Japan
Bio:Hiroyuki Oto has been leading R&D projects for all of the core network nodes and operation systems in DOCOMO's commercial mobile network.
He joined NTT in 1991. Later, he was engaged in core network development and R&D strategy planning for mobile communications at NTT DOCOMO.
In 2016, he launched the world's first network function virtualization (NFV), which runs Evolved Packet Core (EPC) software from multiple vendors. Today, he is working on applying NFV/SDN technologies to all the other network nodes.
He is also in charge of systems and architectures of the next generation mobile core network, such as 5G stand alone, edge computing, E2E orchestration, and more.