A look at the history of Internet Think Tank
Internet Think Tank was founded in year 2000 by electrical engineer and IT manager, Hasshi Sudler.
The company was originally established as a think tank for studying and promoting emerging Internet technologies
during the early rise of the Internet revolution.
In addition to developing
its own Web based applications, the company also explored the impact of the Internet phenomenon on global
societies, economies and work cultures. After establishing its headquarters in Woodland Hills, California in 2000,
it opened its Tokyo, Japan office in 2001.
Through its early years, Internet Think Tank promoted the potential of web based solutions and facilitated
a public dialogue around the development of new Web tools designed to meet those growing demands. Internet
Think Tank has since provided market leadership during the Japanese Internet boom, sponsoring over a dozen
technology forums that have brought together industry leaders, venture capitalists, technologists and
entrepreneurs in the Japanese Bit Valley community. The firm was also one of the early innovators of rich
web-interface applications, which led to the firm establishing its business consulting and technology service
offering aimed at
helping firms implement their own enterprise Web infrastructure. The company's consulting activities have
provided complete process management and technology solutions for Global 2000 firms in finance, banking, insurance,
market data, education,
retail and computer technology industries.
Since 2011, Internet Think Tank has sharpened its focus around the ever more critical domain of cyber security.
To this end, the firm has collaborated with leading academic researcher institutions to identify solutions for
online piracy, system attacks and other forms of cyber threats. The firm has published a series of research works
cyber security and frameworks to defend against cyber attacks in an increasingly networked world. Today, the
firm has established a strong foundation in cyber security coupled with its history in business consulting
and technology services, and maintains pioneering research in Internet technologies, cyber security and cyber