Kobe Vice Chairman Bo and Director Sometani visit New York

2016/11/18 News


In visiting New York, Vice Mayor Tamada, Vice Chairman Bo, Director General Nagata of the Mayor’s Office, and KTIO Director Sometani visited Mr. Toyotaro Suzumura at the IBM Watson research office. There, they were informed of the details of the 4th consecutive top placement in the graph500 rankings, and were able to discuss advances in open data and AI.


Following this visit, the group met with Chairman Fujisaki of the Kobe International Club and Chairman Onishi of the NY Hyogo Kenjinkai in order to discuss ways to make the city of Kobe more attractive to tourists. The brainstorming resulted in many unique ideas for the future.

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