Company information
We deal with the most clandestine data of the organizations, so we face society from a broader perspective. That is why Fore-'s team is comprised of professionals from a wide range of backgrounds, from software engineers and data scientists to biologists and philosophers. Our pursuit of the ideal society from diverse perspectives is the fundamental value of our corporate culture.
Yuto Tanaka
Chief Executive Officer
Graduated from the National Defense Academy. Entered the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and served as a senior Self-Defense officer. Specialized in information strategy and security.
Shinichi Zero Fujita
Chief Operating Officer / Chief Technology and Data Officer
Graduate of Waseda University Faculty of Letters, Department of Philosophy, he was the former Managing Executive Officer and Vice President COO/CTO of Start-up which enabled Estonia's data linkage and ID infrastructure to the private sector. At Benesse Corporation, he was the head of the system development department, where he developed digital education services. Former Director CTO of Evolable Asia Co., Ltd. (currently AirTrip). At Evolable Asia, he was engaged in the establishment of a Vietnamese corporation and business promotion activities for offshore development, and laid the foundation for the current Vietnamese offshore development.
Takeshi Matsumoto
President for Fore- X
Graduate of The Kyushu Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Information Engineering, he engaged in the planning and design of core banking, trade settlement, and anti-money laundering systems for a Mega Bank at an information and communications company. After working as an IT consultant, he promoted mobile app provision, addition of available ATMs, addition of partner companies for fund transfer, etc. in parallel with the establishment of the system department at a fund transfer company under the umbrella of a major financial group.
Katsuki Kuwano
Chief Strategy Officer
Graduate of Keio University Faculty of Economics he also completed his MBA at the Graduate School of Business Administration at Cornell University in the United States. Founder of a Ruby Group and luxury brand e-commerce operation, with Clients including Christian Louboutin, LOEWE, Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs, Diesel, RayBan, Mitsukoshi Isetan, Sanyo Shokai, etc. Grew to more than 100 employees to successful buy out. He has previously served as President of Gilt, AOL Executive Officer, and President of Listen Japan.
Noriko Harada
Chief Administrative Officer
Experienced in administration, sales management, planning, event management, production, etc. at event planning and management venture. Responsibilities included personnel, general affairs, labor and accounting at a IT venture. She has engaged in restaurant planning and management, administrative event contract management, wholesale / logistics management, online yoga management, product planning / sales, and public relations at a management consulting company. It covers a wide range from 0 to 1 organization creation to 10 to 100 culture formation.
Osamu Iwasawa
Project Communicator
Graduated from Yokohama National University, Department of Industrial Engineering. After launching AOL Japan, a U.S. Internet company, and operating as CTO at various venture companies, he led the IT department of the Walt Disney Japan mobile phone business (Flip phone, Smartphone). He promoted the digitization of teaching materials as CDO (Chief Digital Officer) at Benesse, and currently, as an independent consultant, is engaged as PMO for various IT projects at a foreign fast food company.
Akio Sakai
Chief Designer and Art Director
Graduated from the Tama Art University, Graphic Design Department. From major companies to start-ups, he has handled a wide range of creative solutions from branding CI and VI to various promotions. Winner of the Asia Pacific Advertising Festival Outdoor Category / Silver Prize, New York Festival / Gold Prize.
Masahide Kamachi
At PwC Tax Accountant Corporation he engaged in a number of comprehensive accounting and tax consulting services including business succession, M&A reorganization, capital policy, IPO support, corporate revitalization, consolidated accounting, consolidated tax, overseas expansion support, etc., for clients of Japanese owned companies. After retiring from PwC, he became a representative executive of Kamachi, a family-owned tax accountant corporation. He also serves as the official representative of Kamachi Certified Public Accountants Office, Outside Director of Valuence Holdings Co., Ltd., and as an outside auditor of the Medley Co., Ltd., supervisory board and a number of other positions.
Taku Inoue
Legal Advisor
Lawyer, patent attorney, YouTuber. He graduated from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo. He completed University of Tokyo Law School, the University of California, Berkeley Law School (LL.M./Certificate of Law & Technology), and the South California University Law School (LL.M./Certificate of Media & Entertainment Law). He specializes in corporate law, dispute resolution, and intellectual property law. He serves as the secretariat of the Committee of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Patent Office "Survey and Research on Contract Guidelines by Technology Sector to Promote Open Innovation".
Naoya Ito
Director of Finance
Hiroki Nigonuma
Data Scientist
Yumi Nomiyama
Administrative Analyst
Le Thi Thuy Hang
Web Designer
Kazuma Hirota
Data Scientist
Asato Ueda
Company Overview
Head Office
GLEAMS AKIHABARA 601, 2-8-16 Higashikanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
+81 3 6822 6571
Name of Representative
Yuto Tanaka
Capital stock
11 million yen
August 2017
GLEAMS AKIHABARA 601, 2-8-16 Higashikanda,
Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo, Japan 101-0031

6-min walk from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line "Akihabara Station"
6-min walk from Toei Shinjuku Line "Iwamotocho Station"
9-min walk from JR line, Tsukuba Express line "Akihabara Station"
6-min walk from JR Sobu Line "Asakusabashi Station"
6-min walk from JR Sobu Line "Bakurocho Station"
8-min walk from Toei Asakusa Line "Asakusabashi Station"
PicUApp Established
Travel eCommerce service HAKOBIYA launched
Press Conference・Articles ranked No.1/for the month on Yahoo!/Newspicks/LINE/ITMedia
Exceed 150,000 downloads
Trend algorithm development launched
Recognized as an example of a social system based on the concept of FUture BENEfit of Kind of Inconvenience known as FUBENEKI. HAKOBIYA Travel Commerce App Inspired by FUBENEKI
Vietnamese business magazine feature as businesses to watch.
Rebranding, company name, service name changed.