Noboru Koshizuka is Vice Dean and Professor in Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, the University of Tokyo, Japan. In the university, he has founded and is now directing UTODC (Open Data Center, the University of Tokyo), which is the first research center of open data in Japan. He was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1966. He received the B.S., M. S. and D. S. degrees in information science in 1989, 1991, and 1994 from the University of Tokyo, Japan. Currently, his main research interests are IoT (Internet of Things), ubiquitous computing, open-data, embedded real-time systems, operating systems, and computer networks.