Dr. Yutaka Ishikawa is the leader of Fugaku supercomputer development project that deploys the next Japanese flagship supercomputer at Riken Center for Computational Science, Japan. From 2002 to 2014, he was a professor at the University Tokyo. From 2010 to 2014, he was also the director of Information Technology Center at the University of Tokyo. From 1993 to 2001, he was the chief of Parallel and Distributed System Software Laboratory at Real World Computing Partnership, Japan. From 1987 to 2001, he was a member of AIST (former Electrotechnical Laboratory).