Kotaro Nakayama is the CEO of NABLAS Inc. and a member of Matsuo Lab, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. He received the Ph.D. degree in Information Science and Technology from Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, in 2008. He has careers in the both academic and industrial area including; CEO of Kansai Informatics Institute, Assistant Prof. of CSK, the University of Tokyo and Assistant Prof. of Matsuo Lab, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. He published 9 computer science-related books including "Data Science Bootcamp in the University of Tokyo" and translation of Y. Bengio's "Deep Learning". His research interest includes; AI, Web mining, Deep learning, Scalable computation models & HPC and Brain-inspired computation.