Dr. Yokozawa is the head professor of the Market and Organisation Informatics Systems Laboratory at the Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University. which is a Joint Research Unit with a private IT service company, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. He has been participating in many study groups for regulatory and policy issues in Japanese government and private sector associations, including broadband policy, spectrum management, Internet governance, personal data protection, digital trade, innovation and Ubiquitous Network Society policies.
He is leading global policy discussions as the chairperson and vice chairperson in many global fora including APEC TEL and ECSG, OECD’s business advisory committee (vice chair of BIAC/Digital Economy) and Data Flow Policy WG in WITSA, the World IT Service Association. Also he is leading domestic policy strategy in Japan as the chairperson of Personal Data Protection Task Force in JISA, the Japan IT Service Industry Association, and vice chairperson of the Internet Economy WG in Keidanren, the Japan Business Federation.
He has been also actively involved in the Internet Public Policy Fora, including Working Group for Enhanced Corporation in 2014 and 2016, IGFs, WSIS+10 review process in 2015 and ICANN.