Akio Shimono

Manager, Service Technologies Unit, Fujitsu Ltd

A researching software engineer at Fujitsu ltd. He leads a team developing a PDS (Personal Data Store) software called “”Personium”” and has made it open-source under Apache2 license.

He received BS, MS degrees from University of Tokyo, joined Fujitsu and had been involved in various Web-based service development projects.

His days in Fujitsu Laboratories back in 2008 brought him ideas similar to ones now known as decentralized PDS or Personal Data Ecosystem. Since then, the development of “”Personium”” and its social implementation has been his mission.