Tetsuro Yogo is a corporate affiliate visiting fellow at Shorenstein APARC for 2005-06. Prior to joining Shorenstein APARC, he has worked at Sumitomo Corporation. He is senior staff in the Network Systems Department, which creates businesses and makes investments with/in IT companies worldwide. Since joining Sumitomo in 1999, he has been deeply involved in Linux and open source business. He was one of the start-up members of VA Linux Systems Japan (VAJ), which was established in 2000 by Sumitomo and VA Software, a venture company based in the Bay Area. He worked at VAJ for over four years as an assistant manager of sales and marketing.
Yogo did his undergraduate study at Keio University in Tokyo, where he majored in electrical engineering. He also received a masters in media and governance from Keio University in 1999.