YOSHIZAKI Wataru was born in 1985 in Yamaguchi Prefecture. He has completed two years of the doctoral program at Nara Institute of Science and Technology and is a technical staff member of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). Fascinated by robots since he was a child, he has built robots continuously through graduate school. Since 2009 he has been developing the V-Sido humanoid robot interface software as part of the Exploratory IT Human Resources Project. He won the Grand Prize at Infinity Venture Summit 2010 Spring.