Ashiq Khan is an Asst. Manager of NTT DOCOMO R&D. He has 8 years experience in Network Virtualization, starting from fundamental research to commercial development. He was the project leader of telco network virtualization in DOCOMO EuroLab in Munich for 2008-2013. Now, he is responsible for ETSI NFV standardization, OPNFV development, and 5G core network design for 2020. He holds a PhD in Computer Science | from the University of Tsukuba.