Connect All the Knowledge on the Globe
Connect All the Knowledge on the Globe
Contribute to global innovation by gathering and sharing knowledge beyond boundaries of organization, generations and regions
Co-founder & CEO
After graduating from the University of Tokyo with BA in Economics, Eiko worked at Goldman Sachs Tokyo IBD, and L’Oréal K.K., then earned her MBA at MIT Sloan School of Management. During the five years investment activities at Unison Capital, one of the leading buyout funds in Japan, Eiko realised the value of industry insights and founded visasQ inc. in 2012, the first primary research service provider in Japan.
Co-founder & CTO
Soshi was the founding member and the development team leader of “Rakumo”, google apps based groupware, which was acquired by Net Year Group. After working at GREE, the game platform’s user acquisition team, Soshi joined VQ in 2013. Soshi earned his master's degree from Yokohama National University and his research project then was elected as IPA’s Mito Youth program.
COO, Director of board
Hidetoshi started his career at Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in 1999, and became Managing Director in 2012. Over the 19 years, he led various M&A and financing transactions for Technology, Media and Telecom companies. He left Goldman in February, 2018 and became the BOD and COO of visasQ.Inc.
CFO, Director of board
Toru joined JP Morgan Securities in 1999 and served as an equity analyst in small cap sector. In 2004, he joined Unison Capital, one of the leading buyout funds in Japan. Over the 14 years in Unison, he contributed to value creation for its portfolio companies as the member of BOD. Toru joined Visasq in 2018, assumed CFO. BA in law, Tokyo University.
After graduating from Waseda University, Ryo joined the Sumitomo Corporation, one of the biggest trading and investment companies in Japan. Ryo experienced trading and business development in Sulfuric Acid industry mainly in China and S.E.A market. After working at Triumph Co., a HR consulting company, Ryo joined visasQ inc. in 2015.
Yurika has 10 years of working experiences at JPMorgan including the Internal Audit Department in NY and Tokyo office, building her expertise on control framework in the global market. She joined visasQ inc. in 2016, and is now leading the VQ Global business team. BA in law, Keio University.
DCM Ventures General Partner
Osuke held multiple positions at Mitsubishi Corporation and became a Principal and operation committee member at Globis Capital Partners. He then joined DCM in 2007 and now leads the company as a General Partner in Japan
Admitted to Japanese Legal Bar Exam in 2001. Fordham LLM (NY, USA) in 2009. After experience in Allen & Gledhill LLP. Nishimura & Asahi (Singapore) LLP (Secondment to MUFG Bank) , joined visasQ as a fulltime statutory auditor (“Joukin Kansa-yaku”). Non practicing lawyer.
External Statutory Auditor
Graduating from Kyoto University, Masaaki joined Dream Incubator Inc., a strategic consulting firm, where he became an executive officer in June, 2015. He became an outside director in June 2012, then an director and managing executive officer in April 2016, at ipet Insurance CO.,Ltd. which went public in 2018 (TSE Mothers).
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of GREE (2006-2016）
Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank, Tokyo(2002-2006)
- Professor, the Faculty of International Social Sciences, Gakushuin University (2016-Current)
- Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo (1996-2016)
- Member, Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy
- PhD, Graduate School of Economics, University of Rochester, New York
- Research Interests: International economics, Microeconomics
- Directors and Chairman of Benesse Holdings, Inc. (2016-Current)
- Advisor of Hitachi. Ltd. (2016-Current)
- Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer, Hitachi, Ltd. (2013-2016)
- Partner of Unison Capital, Inc. (2008-2018)
- Deputy President of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. (2007-2008)
- Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Corporate Bank (2004-2007)