executive manager, Renesas
Munakata leads upstream kernel development team in Renesas to encourage developer to send more patched to the upstream. Also he actively works for Linux Foundation CE working. Automotive Grade Linux and other Linux Foundation project for the long time. He did various presentation, keynote and BoFs at various Linux Foundation and other conferences.
Open Source Promotion Center, NEC
He has a senior role of partner relationship for Open Source as a member of Open Source Promotion Center of NEC. He is working for OpenStack since 2011. He is also on the Board of Directors of Linux Foundation and has over a decade of activity for the Linux community. He has advocated for Open Source developers from Japan and Asia for many years.