Dr. David Farber

Distinguished Professor, Keio University
デイビッド・ファーバー 博士 慶應義塾大学 教授

Dr. Farber was the Distinguished Career Professor of Computer Science and Public Policy at the School of Computer Science (SCS) at Carnegie Mellon University with secondary appointments at the Heinz School and EPP prior to his retirement. He is now the Adjunct Professor of Internet Studies in SCS and Adjunct Professor in EPP. In addition he is a Visiting Professor in the Computer Science Department at Stevens Institute of Technology.

From 2000 to 2001, he served as Chief Technologist for the Federal Communications Commission. Before joining FCC, Dr. Farber served on the U.S. Presidential Advisory Committee on Information Technology. In 2003, he retired from the University of Pennsylvania where he held the Alfred Fitler Moore Chair of Telecommunications with appointments in the Engineering School and the Wharton School. His background includes positions at Bell Labs, the Rand Corporation, Xerox Data Systems, the University of California at Irvine and the University of Delaware.

Dr. Farber is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Dr. Farber serves on the Markle Foundation Board on the National Security, and has served on the National Research Council and the Advisory Board on Computer Science at the National Science Foundation in addition to numerous industrial advisory boards.

Dr. Farber was selected for 2020 EPIC Lifetime Achievement Award to recognize his longtime effort in defending privacy and Internet security and was elected as the AAAS Fellow by the Council of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2018. He was awarded the SIGCOMM Award for life-long contributions to communications and the City of Philadelphia’s John Scott award for Contributions to Humanity as well as an Honorary Doctorate from Stevens Institute of Technology. He has also been recognized as a Pioneer of the Internet Society Hall of Fame.







Dr. Jun Murai

Distinguished Professor, Keio University
村井 純 博士 慶應義塾大学 教授

Dr. Murai received his Ph.D. in Computer Science, Keio University in 1987, majored in Computer Science, Computer Network and Computer Communication. He developed the Japan University UNIX Network (JUNET) in 1984, established WIDE Project in 1988, aiming to research and develop the computer networks.

He is a Special Advisor to the Cabinet in Japan, a member of the Strategic Headquarters for the Promotion of an Advanced Information and Telecommunications Network Society (IT Strategic Headquarters), a member of the Cyber Security Policy Council, National center of Incident readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity(NISC), Cabinet Secretariat, chairs and serves on many other governmental committees, and is active in numerous international scientific associations. He is known as the “Internet samurai” and, in Japan has also been called “the father of the Internet in Japan”.

He was a Member of Internet Architecture Board (IAB) from 1993-1995, Board of trustee of Internet Society (ISOC) from 1997-2000, Board of Director of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) from1998-2000. He was inducted into The 2013 Internet Hall of Fame (Pioneer)/ 2011 IEEE Internet Award / 2005 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award.




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