Mr. Onoe has worked for NTT and NTT DOCOMO since 1982, acquiring more than 30 years of experience. Prior to his current position, he was President of DOCOMO Technology, Inc. from June 2015 to June 2021. From June 2012 to June 2017, he was Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President and a Member of the Board of Directors of NTT DOCOMO. He took various positions of Managing Director of R&D organizations within NTT DOCOMO as Senior Vice President and Vice President from July 2002 to June 2012.
He has been responsible for leading initiatives in the research and development of the analog cellular system (1G), the digital cellular system (2G), W-CDMA/HSPA (3G), LTE/LTE-Advanced (4G), 5G and beyond.
Mr. Onoe has a master’s degree in electronics from the Kyoto University Graduate School of Engineering. He is a candidate for the next Director of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau in the election at the Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to be held in September 2022.