President, MM Research Institute, Former Nikkei Editorial Writer
Waichi Sekiguchi is president of MM research Institute, a Japanese research and consulting firm for information technology and he used to an editorial writer for Nikkei. He joined Nikkei in 1982 and has been covering the IT industry and cyberspace issues for over 30 years. As a Washington correspondent in the early 90s, Sekiguchi covered US trade and government policies. He was a Fulbright fellow at Harvard University in the late 80s and was a chief writer for the English edition of the Nikkei. Sekiguchi served as a news commentator for a NHK World TV in 2009-2012 and as a visiting professor at the University of Tokyo in 2015-2019. He graduated from Hitotsubashi University. He is currently a visiting professor at Hosei University and GLOCOM at the International University of Japan.