After being involved in the development of various services at IBM, Atshushi Ishii developed multiple large-scale search engines at Rakuten and Infoseek. He founded Couger (www.couger.co.jp) and led the teams in Japan, US, and South Korea for developing multiple top-selling online games. He has also provided technical cooperation to one of the top teams for Amazon Robotics Challenge, provided AI learning simulator to Honda, and led the development of Cloud Robotics for a Japanese government-backed AI research project. Atsushi is currently leading the development of “Connectome” (www.connectome.to) using AI, AR and Blockchain. Also had given a speech at Ethereum’s global conference “EDCON” and one of biggest technology conference “Tech Open Air” in Berlin. In June 2018 he joined the University of Electro-Communication as a Visiting Research Fellow.