Tier IV, Inc.
Founder & CTO
Shinpei Kato is the founder and CTO of Tier IV, Inc., co-founder and Chairman of the Autoware Foundation, and an associate professor at the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology at the University of Tokyo.
Previously, Shinpei was an associate professor at the Graduate School of Information Science, Nagoya University from 2012 to 2016. He was also a postdoctoral scholar at Keio University, The University of Tokyo, Carnegie Mellon University, and University of California, Santa Cruz.
His expertise includes computer architectures and operating systems for embedded and real-time systems as well as parallel and distributed systems.