TitleCompany:Vice President, General Manager of Radio Access Network Development Department, NTT DOCOMO Inc., Japan
Bio:Sadayuki Abeta received the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical communication engineering from Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, in 1993, 1995, and 1997 respectively. He has been with NTT DOCOMO, INC from 1997, where he is currently a General Manager of the Radio Access Network Development Department. He is responsible for the development of LTE, 5G, X-haul, and satellite communications. He has been working for research, standardization, and development of the UMTS/W-CDMA, HPSA, LTE, LTE-Advanced, and 5G. From 2005 to 2009, he was a vice chairman of 3GPP TSG-RAN WG1 and rapporteur of LTE and LTE-Advanced in 3GPP TSG RAN WG1.