WHO WE ARE

MANAGERS' PROFILE

  • Co-Founder, CEO

    Iwao Yoshino

    Co-Founder, CEO

    Iwao Yoshino

    Iwao Yoshino serves as Chairman and CEO of the company. Prior to founding MWCC, he was involved in several start-ups as CEO / consultant. He started his career working for Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in the chemical department. Iwao Yoshino received BA in Law from Keio University and MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business where he was Hitachi MOT fellow.

  • Co-Founder, CSO

    Yasunori Tsukahara

    Co-Founder, CSO

    Yasunori Tsukahara

    Yasunori Tsukahara serves as CSO of MWCC / Associate professor of Osaka University. Yasunori received Ph.D. Graduate School of Science,Osaka University,Osaka,JAPAN.

  • Director & Administration Manager

    Tomoya Shimojo

    Director & Administration Manager

    Tomoya Shimojo

    Engaged in statutory auditing and listing preparation support services at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC. After serving as Director and Administration Manager for Kringle Pharma, Inc., he participated in the planning for our company in November 2013. Graduated from the School of Business Administration, Kobe University, in 1996. A certified public accountant.

  • Outside Director

    Naonori Kurokawa

    Outside Director

    Naonori Kurokawa

    Prior to ARCH, Naonori Kurokawa was with Samsung Electronics in South Korea, as a senior engineer.Previously, he was a researcher at the Laboratory of Environmental Technology, Ricoh, Japan. He researched on imaging device, battery, and printing technology. He earned his PhD in Applied Physics from Osaka University followed by an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

  • Outside Director

    Katsuya Hashizume

    Outside Director

    Katsuya Hashizume

    Katsuya Hashizume is the Group Leader Academic-Corporate Liaison Investment Group at JAFCO CO., Ltd., the largest venture capital firm in Japan. He focuses on seed/early stage high-tech startups originated from universities or research institutes. He earned a master’s degree in Media and Governance(Research Field: Cyber Informatics) from Keio University.

  • Outside Director

    Tsutomu Awaji

    Outside Director

    Tsutomu Awaji

    Director for Innovation Network Corporation of Japan. Before participating in the planning for Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, he was engaged in new business planning, budget control for the entire company, and plant budget control at Tokyo Electron Limited and Tokyo Electron Kyushu Limited. He was also engaged in the planning, start-up, and execution of strategic investment at a CVC of Tokyo Electron Limited, TEL Venture Capital, Inc. Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Doshisha University in 1992.

  • Corporate Officer

    Hideshi Kurihara

    Corporate Officer

    Hideshi Kurihara

    After serving as Teijin Group Corporate Officer he took the post of Corporate Officer for our company since 2014. He graduated from the graduate school of Kyoto University in 1976 and earned Ph.D of Tokyo Metropolitan University in 2010.

  • Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Norio Mizuta

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Norio Mizuta

    After serving as Associate Director of Research and Development Division and Corporate Auditor for Nippon Shokubai Co.,Ltd., Specially Appointed Professor at Osaka University, and Executive Director at Osaka Municipal Technical Research Institute, he took the post as Audit & Supervisory Board Member for our company in June 201. He graduated from the graduate school of Technology, Osaka University in 1969.

  • Outer Auditing Officer

    Tomotaka Goji

    Outer Auditing Officer

    Tomotaka Goji

    Tomotaka Goji is Managing Partner and Representative Director at UTEC.Prior to UTEC, he was an official of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), where he drafted “The Limited Partnership Act for Venture Capital Investment” as well as VC-related accounting principles, which were enforced in Japan in 1998.Mr. Goji graduated from the University of Tokyo’s Faculty of Law in 1996 and earned his MBA and certificate of Public Management from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University in 2003. He is also a director of the Japan Stanford Association.

  • Arata Hasegawa

    Outer Auditing Officer

    Arata Hasegawa

    Arata Hasegawa

    Outer Auditing Officer

    Arata Hasegawa

    Arata Hasegawa is sole proprietor who undertake the work of the support of start-up and venture ,through universities and public institutions.
    Previously, Mr. hasegawa held various  positions at RECRUIT, Inc., and other human resorce company.
    He completed Master's Degree  of Technology, Osaka University in 1987.

IP Strategy/In-house Patent Attorney

Uchida & Samejima Law Firm

  • Masahiro Samejima Lawyers / Attorneys
  • Yuichi Sugio Lawyers / Attorneys

IRD Patent Office

  • Hidekazu Tanigawa Attorneys
  • Norimichi Morimoto Attorneys

Corporate Law/In-house Attorney

Eiko Sogo Law Office

  • Gou Morita Lawyers

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