Toru Iiyoshi is Director and a professor at the Center for the Promotion of Excellence in Higher Education of Kyoto University. Previously, he served as Deputy Executive Vice President for Education (2015-2020).
Dr. Iiyoshi works with various international initiatives and organizations in an advisory role to provide vision and leadership in innovative educational development, open education, and future higher education systems. Previously, he was a senior scholar and Director of the Knowledge Media Laboratory at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Senior Strategist in the Office of Educational Innovation and Technology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Iiyoshi has served as a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Technology and Education. He is a co-editor of the Carnegie Foundation book, "Opening Up Education: The Collective Advancement of Education through Open Technology, Open Content, and Open Knowledge" (MIT Press, 2008).
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