Dr. Satoshi Sekiguchi received a BSc. from the University of Tokyo, a M.Eng. from University of Tsukuba, and a Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology from the University of Tokyo, respectively. He joined Electrotechnical Laboratory (ETL), Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, Japan in 1984 to engage research in high-performance computing widely from its system architecture to applications. His expertise also includes applying IT-based solutions to many of society’s problems related to global climate change, environmental management and resource efficiency. He served as the founding director of Grid Technology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in 2002-2008, the Director of Information Technology Research Institute, AIST in 2008-2012, the Deputy Director-General of the Directorate for Information Technology and Electronics, AIST in 2012-2014, currently the Director-General, the Division of Information Technology and Human Factors. He is a member of Science Council Japan, IEEE CS and ACM, and IPSJ fellow.