Masao J. Matsumoto received the B.S. degree in Mathematics from Waseda University, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Sciences from the University of Kyushu, Japan. He is currently a Professor at the Faculty of Computer Sciences, Kyushu Sangyo University. His main research interest is in e-business and solution engineering. He received the Deming Award in 1995 for his work on Software Quality Management. He has been a professor at Informatics, Dortmund University, Germany. He has served on the IEICE research thrust to pursue the Global Competence and Enterprise Modeling in Internet Era. He has served on the program committees of several conferences, including ICEIS, IEEE Software Reuse, and IEICE SWIM. He has received Grand Championship of Social Dance Kanagawa Tournament 2007.