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Toshiaki Kurokawa

Toshiaki Kurokawa is an ICES Founder and an independent Design Thinker based in Megalopolis Tokyo, Japan. He is also an Affiliated Fellow at Science and Technology Foresight Center, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan. His consultation experience and expertise cover such areas as Design Thinking education, science and technology trends and foresight, education about standardization, ICT Deployment that includes cloud computing, crowd-sourcing and re-vitalization of senior science/technology/engineering people with collaboration of a younger generation. Mr. Kurokawa graduated from University of Tokyo in Computational Mathematics, has been engaged in research and engineering at Toshiba, IBM and SCSK (formerly CSK) Corporation, and Kanazawa Institute of Technology. He has also held senior management and consultant positions at those companies and institution until 2013. In 2006, he founded International Cooperation on Education about Standardization (ICES, http://www.standards-education.org/) with his friends.

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