Ryosuke Kobayashi received the B.E. and M.E. degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Tokyo in 2014 and 2016, respectively. From 2020, he has been in charge of business reform using digital technology at the Digital Transformation Office of AGC Chemicals Company. He is responsible for the AGC Group's implementation and utilization of the Aveva PI system on a global basis. He is also involved in improving plant productivity utilizing process simulation.