What I do at Virtual:
Koichi Tagawa, Chair, NFC Forum, Sony, has been with the organization since its founding in 2004. Initially serving as the Vice Chair. Koichi was elected as Chair in 2008. During his leadership tenure, he has been an advocate for NFC market expansion, and has overseen the development of over 20 standards-based specifications which are the foundation for interoperable NFC-based solutions worldwide. For the past four years, Koichi worked at Dai Nippon Printing Co. Ltd. (DNP) and had hands-on experiences in a wide range of IT solutions utilizing NFC. He returned to Sony on April 1st, 2021, and is devoted to promoting the expansion of NFC businesses worldwide by fusing his consumer-oriented background with his passion for NFC technology.