Hideaki Takahashi is a Senior Specialist Standardization on Nokia Standardization and Industry Engagements in APAC region at . He received the B.E and M.E degrees from Kyoto University. He has been working on mobile telecommunication standards since LTE and onwards as a delegate in 3GPP, covering RAN architecture (RAN WG3), radio protocols (RAN WG2) and RAN project management (TSGRAN). He is currently an SA1 delegate in 3GPP from Nokia and working on use cases and service requirements for 5G-Advanced and 6G. He also has the background of an automotive industry as well as a mobile network operator.