Dr Koichiro Komiyama has been a visiting scholar at Keio University’s Global Research Institute (KGRI) since 2016 and Director of the Global Coordination Division at the Coordination Centre of the Japanese Computer Emergency Response Team (JPCERT/CC), which he joined in 2007. Since 2017, he has also been Deputy Chair of the Research Advisory Group at the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC). In 2014–18, he served on the Board of Directors of FIRST. He received his PhD from Keio University Graduate School of Media and Governance in 2020 and holds a BA in Business Administration from Aoyama Gakuin University. He is member of the Japanese Society of Information and Communication Research, the Japanese Association of Global Governance and the Japanese Society of Strategic Studies.