Jay Rajasekera is vice president and professor of digital business and strategy at Tokyo International University in Japan. He began his professional career in 1984 at Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, USA. At Bell, he designed and patented the “repeater optimization” algorithm for the construction of the world’s first undersea fiber-optic cable. A large percentage of the world’s Internet traffic is carried over the optical cables built using his algorithm. Rajasekera is an award-winning sumi-e (Japanese ink painting) artist.