USJC Board of Directors

Mr. Kazuhiro Gomi

Development Committee Chair, USJC

President and CEO
NTT Research, Inc.

Kazuhiro Gomi is the President and CEO of NTT Research, Inc. which is the global R&D arm of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT). The organization conducts basic research in Physics & Informatics (quantum theory and its application to information processing), next-generation cryptography & information security, and medical & health informatics. Before this position, he was a member of the Board of Directors for NTT Communications Corporation and led NTT America as its President and CEO for more than 9 years from New York City. Mr. Gomi has been an NTT employee for more than 30 years, engaged in R&D projects related to Human-Machine Interactions, business development activities in Malaysia and the U.S., and Global Internet business operations. In September of 2009, Mr. Gomi was first named to the Global Telecoms Business Power100, a list of the 100 most powerful and influential people in the telecoms industry. Mr. Gomi received a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Keio University in Tokyo. He now lives in the Bay Area, California, with his wife Lynda.