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Research Staff Member, Ph.D.
IBM Research - Tokyo, Japan



Dr. Yasuharu KATSUNO is a research staff member at IBM Research - Tokyo. He receives M.S. degree from Keio University (Supervisor: Professor Mario Tokoro) and Ph.D. degree from University of Tsukuba (Supervisor: Professor Eiji Okamoto).


  • Cloud IaaS/PaaS Infrastructure
  • Hybrid Cloud
  • Legacy Workload Transformation to Cloud


  • Cloud IaaS Platform: SoftLayer, Amazon Web Service (AWS), OpenStack, IBM Smart Cloud Enterprise, IBM Tivoli Service Automation Manager.
  • Cloud PaaS Platform: CloudFoundry (IBM Bluemix), IBM Cloud Orchestrator, IBM Smart Cloud Orchestrator, IBM PureApplications.
  • Programming Languages: Java, JavaScript, C, Ruby, Bash.
  • Programming Platform: J2EE, J2SE, Ruby Sinatra, Linux System, Microsoft Windows System.
  • Natural Languages: English, Japanese.


  • (2013-present) Global Project Leader, Automated Deployment API Service
    • Rapid and automated deployment of a set of enterprise solution servers on cloud
  • (2010-present) Global Project Co-Leader, Hybrid Project
    • Cloud Broker for seamless integration across private and public clouds.
  • (2012) Project Leader, GTS/ITS-Japan Delivery Automation
    • Transformation of GTS/ITS-Japan delivery
  • (2009-2010) Project Leader, GTS - Research Joint Program ITS Cloud
    • Launch of cloud business in GTS/ITS-Japan
  • (2006-2008) Technical Leader, Trusted Virtual Domain
    • Application-level distributed mandatory access control system.
  • (2005) Strategy Staff, IBM Research – Tokyo
    •  Technical assistant of Director of IBM Research – Tokyo
  • (2002-2004) Technical Leader, ThinkPad Autonomic Network Configuration
    • Automatic switch of network configurations for ThinkPad Access Connections
  • (1999-2002) Technical Member, Bluetooth Personal Area Network Profile
    • Reference Implementation of Bluetooth Network Ethernet Protocol (BNEP)