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Hajime Yamada

Hajime Yamada is a Professor in the Department of Economics in Toyo University, Japan and is a Member of the Engineering Academy of Japan. He received B.E., M.E. and D.E. from Keio University and M.S. in Management of Technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Before being Professor, he was the Executive Manager of Standardization Strategy in Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation.

He participates in various international, regional and national standardization activities including ISO/IEC JTC1 Special Working Group on Accessibility and is the Project Editor of ISO 9241-20 (Ergonomics of human-system interaction - Part20: Accessibility guidelines for information communication equipment and services: General guidelines).

His research interests include economics of information and communications media, accessibility of information and communications, and management of technology. He publishes books frequently, one of which is "Management of Technology: Innovating the Future" (in Japanese) from NTT Publishing in 2004.