Michio Honda is a software engineer at NetApp in Munich since December 2014. Before that, he was a research scientist at NEC Laboratories Europe. Since 2012, he has joined development of netmap/VALE that is led by Prof. Luigi Rizzo. In addition to contributing code to netmap/VALE, he developed Open vSwitch datapath acceleration and a port demultiplexer for user-space protocol stacks both using VALE. His past research and development include mobility support for SCTP, congestion control for multipath transport protocols and middlebox measurement in the Internet, which was awarded Applied Networking Research Prize from IRTF and ISOC in 2011.