Takuya graduated from Keio University’s Department of Administrative Engineering. After working on Mitsubishi Corporation’s (MC’s) IT strategy, he experienced two internal startups (a consulting firm and iVision Shanghai) and worked at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, a subsidiary in Brazil, and MC’s Business Service Department. Since April 2019, he has been appointed as the head of MC’s Digital Strategy Department where he leads the company’s DX initiatives.
Our company goal is to create an unprecedented large-scale business by building an industrial platform that utilizes digital technologies such as AI/IoT and leverages more than 100 business models of the MC Group. By deploying this platform across the wide range of industries in which the MC Group operates in, we hope to increase the values of various industries and revamp the MC Group in the digital space. We look forward to applications from candidates who are willing to take on bold challenges of building innovative business models in a free and open-minded manner.
Rei graduated from Kyoto University after studying mathematics and probability theory in 2010. He joined Wantedly, Inc. as its third employee, where he worked as a backend and mobile engineer. An app he developed was selected as one of Apple's best apps in 2014. Later, as the company’s executive officer, he managed machine learning projects and led the company’s public offering process.
At MC Digital, we are committed to maximizing customer value and employee growth through our company values. I am especially fond of the value "Constantly Challenge Yourself," and am committed to building products, businesses, and organizations where teams and individuals are constantly challenged. I look forward to engaging in exciting new projects with everyone.
Feras studied graphic design at the School of Visual Arts in New York. After working at a web production company, he joined Wantedly in 2013 where he served as the company’s sole designer. In 2016, he became a freelance designer where he assisted a range of startups and companies in developing services. He joined MC Digital in December 2019.
There are many areas in which we can achieve greater convenience and efficiency by bringing flexible thinking and digital technology. My goal is to create services and platforms that become so commonplace as to make people think, "How could we live without these?"
Born in Australia, Adam graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2005 with a degree in biotechnology. He has developed promotional signage for Nike (an interactive design project that can be customized from the web) as well as full-stack interactive contents for Shu Uemura and other brands. His works have been exhibited at G8; NTT ICC; Ginza Graphic Gallery; and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa.
Thus far, I have been mainly focused on developing interactive services that revolve around the use of data. This involves creating a design that provides users with a bird's eye view of the whole picture, followed by developing a system that enables users to explore data that they are interested in to gain deeper insights. I would like to harness the unique strengths of MC Digital’s members to facilitate business decision-making that utilizes the MC Group’s AI.
Yuni graduated from Yamagata University’s Faculty of Engineering, Department of Informatics and Electronics, where she conducted research involving the detection of English utterances at a research lab dedicated to speech recognition. Upon graduation, she joined a leading system integration firm where she experienced B2B sales and took part in launching a new business unit using AI/IoT. In 2018, she joined an AI startup and served as the head of its System Development Division, where she launched the company’s AI service in addition to applying AI solutions and assisting PoC projects for major companies.
There are still many processes around the world where digital technology is not used and where manual labor or work involving danger is required. I would like to apply new technologies to fields where digital technology has not been used in order to create unprecedented value.
Yutaka obtained his bachelor’s degree at the University of Tokyo’s Department of Information Science and continued graduate studies in computer science from the same university's Graduate School of Information Science and Technology with a research focus on machine learning. While studying at university, he also interned as an engineer and researcher at firms such as Preferred Networks, Inc. In 2012, he won bronze medals at the Japanese Olympiad in Informatics as well as the Asia-Pacific Informatics Olympiad.
I would like to contribute to a bright and prosperous future by applying advanced machine learning technologies, which are already being deployed in the Internet world, to various industries in the real world by leveraging the assets of the MC Group.
Yota graduated from Hitotsubashi University in 2009. Upon graduation, he joined a financial system integration company where he was in charge of IT technology training and education. In 2017, he joined a video distribution service company as a backend engineer, where he designed system architectures (e.g. selecting appropriate frameworks and libraries) and developed a subscription service using various payment methods. He possesses an Information Security Specialist degree.
Today, it is said that every company is becoming a software company. I hope to leverage Mitsubishi Corporation’s assets across a wide range of industries to contribute to the transformation of corporate activities revolving around software.
Ryo graduated from the University of Tokyo with a bachelor's degree in Mathematical Engineering and Information Physics in March 2020. While at university, he worked as an engineer at a biotechnology venture, where he led the development of genetic data analysis applications for researchers. His research on improving microservice architecture performance in data centers won the grand prize at a Business Plan Contest and the Best Presentation Award for Young Researcher at a Japanese academic conference. He joined MC Digital in April 2020.
I believe that information technology, with its high degree of universality, can bring significant impacts on various industries in the real world where Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has expertise in. By bringing together MC and MC Digital’s strengths, I hope to connect the virtual world with the physical world and create new value.
Tsuyoki participated in competitive programming in high school, winning a gold medal at the International Olympiad in Informatics in 2013. At university, he majored in computer science and was engaged in research on computational complexity theory. In March 2020, he completed his master's degree at the University of Tokyo's Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, and joined MC Digital in the following month.
Together with my talented colleagues, I would like to create new value through the development of high-speed, highly reliable systems that make the most of MC Group’s vast and complex data.
Kento graduated from Tokyo Institute of Technology’s School of Environment and Society, Department of Civil and Environmental Environment Engineering in 2020. At university, he studied machine learning approaches to nondestructive structural parameter identification at a lab which researched vibration systems, in addition to developing cloud infrastructures for big data at an IT consulting firm. He joined MC Digital in April 2020.
While digital technology continues to expand rapidly, there are still many areas where it is not being used effectively. By harnessing MC Group's business networks spanning across a wide range of industries, I would like to utilize digital technology and flexible thinking to help enrich the lives of as many people as possible.
A recipient of several awards at data analysis competitions, Shinsaku obtained his master’s degree at Hokkaido University’s Graduate School of Information Science and Technology in 2015. Upon graduation, he joined a construction and mining equipment manufacturer, where he was in charge of R&D for data analysis and anomaly detection technology to improve mining equipment productivity. He joined MC Digital in May 2020.
Mitsubishi Corporation operates across various industries indispensable to our everyday lives. My goal is to solve issues in each industry with my colleagues using digital technology and hence, contribute to a better society.
Daisuke holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from Waseda University. Upon graduation, he worked at a major web portal development company where he was in charge of building, designing, and operating cloud and on-premise infrastructures. After joining a foreign consulting firm in 2014, he worked on various projects including data analysis, business system renewal, as well as sales/marketing strategy development and implementation. He joined MC Digital in 2020.
Together with my colleagues at MC Digital, I would like to foster business innovation using advanced technological capabilities. I believe that accelerating DX across various industries of the MC Group is a unique opportunity which helps build social infrastructure, in addition to increasing the values of industries and individual companies as well as improving the lives of people and society as a whole.
Yuki obtained his master’s degree from the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies in 2011. After completing his graduate studies, he worked as a chassis control engineer at a leading automobile manufacturing company. In 2013, he started working as a system engineer and system manager, overseeing a team of over 300 global members. From 2017, he served as a product manager for connected services and was in charge of service planning, business development, system design, and development management. He joined MC Digital in August 2020.
I would like to help revolutionize various industries in Japan, including the manufacturing industry which I have been involved in for several years. I wish to transform Japan by applying my colleagues’ expertise and MC Group’s know-how to various industries.
Yuta completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Tokyo’s Department of Civil Engineering in 2016 and 2018 respectively. During his studies, he built a flood forecasting model using large-scale fluid simulations with JAXA, and received the Furuichi Prize (best master's thesis award) in 2018. Through this research, he participated in the 2019 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction organized by the UN Disaster Risk Reduction Office. Upon graduation, he moved to the United States and worked on satellite missions at the University of Massachusetts and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and developed disaster reduction technologies that utilize satellite images as well as numerical simulations.
Creating an infrastructure of the next society through technologies — global issues such as climate change, disasters, and resources can only be tackled by joining policy development and technological innovations together. Taking advantage of Mitsubishi Corporation's global network and influence on society, I would like to change industrial structures through technologies so that I could contribute to making a better world for the next generation.
Assistant to the General Manager
Miki joined Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) in 1992. After conducting eight years of administration activities, she transferred to a subsidiary company where she was in charge of product development and marketing of character goods. Prior to joining MC Digital as the Assistant to the General Manager of the CEO Office in February 2021, she has led shareholder-related activities at iVision Shanghai in 2003 and has served as the secretary to MC’s executive officer in 2010, non-executive director of iFort, Inc. in 2016, and the General Manager of the Human Resources Department at MC Digital Realty, Inc., a joint venture between MC and Digital Realty Trust, Inc, in 2017.
By providing a platform that utilizes digital technology, I hope to facilitate not only business growths of MC and its group companies, but also industry growths of the industries that the MC Group operates in. At the same time, I would like to contribute to MC Digital’s growth and success by strengthening the company’s business foundation.
Yuichiro studied control theory at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, where he completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees with honors. Joining Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) in 2013, he has been involved in various projects ranging from system development to administrative/financial management of investee companies in Japan and abroad, including IFRS adjustments, profitability evaluation of company-wide investments, and consolidation accounting for investment funds. After overseeing MC’s M&A and post-merger acquisition, he was appointed as the Director and General Manager of MC Digital’s CEO Office in March 2021.
By leveraging MC's business network with various industries, MC Digital is able to utilize a wide range of data domestically and internationally to transform business models and improve the efficiency of various industries as a whole. Challenging technical and structural problems underlie issues which industries currently face; however, I would like to harness our company’s top-tier technological expertise and capabilities in order to address such issues and thus build a better future.
Keiichiro completed his master’s degree in aerospace engineering at Kyushu University. He joined a foreign consulting firm in 2012 where he was involved in various digital and tech-related projects, helping clients build roadmaps for digital transformation and apply digital solutions based on client needs. In April 2021, he joined MC Digital as a Project Manager.
Digital technology is transforming society, but there are still many companies and industries that do not capitalize it effectively. By leveraging the MC Group’s business network and the strengths of MC Digital’s talented members, I would like to accelerate transformational change via digitalization and facilitate business growth toward a better society.
Suguru completed his graduate studies at the University of Tokyo’s Department of Computational Biology and Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences in 2016. Upon graduation, he worked as a data scientist at a digital marketing company where he developed algorithms for advertisement distribution and user insight extraction by analyzing user logs to design better UX and KPIs. He started working at MC Digital in April 2021.
I hope to harness MC Digital’s technological capabilities in order to foster digital transformation and marketing optimization for various industries which the MC Group operates in, thereby bringing serendipity to society.
Ryota completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Tokyo's Department of Systems Innovation with a focus on finite element method, while interning as a web engineer for three years. He pursued graduate studies in computer science at the same university, conducting research on graph theory and quantum computation. He joined MC Digital in April 2021 upon graduation.
I would like to utilize data that MC acquires on a daily basis to build a system that provides technology-driven continuous improvements without human intervention. I hope that this will lead to the revitalization of the Japanese industry.
Yusuke received his Ph.D. from Chiba University’s Graduate School of Science and Engineering where he studied machine learning — especially imitation learning and reinforcement learning. He has interned as a machine learning engineer and researcher at several technology companies, and joined MC Digital in April 2021.
My goal is to build an industrial platform which solves challenges that companies and societies face today. Furthermore, I would like to contribute to the field of science and technology by developing and implementing technologies to build such a platform.
Naoya obtained his master’s degree from the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Information Science and Technology in 2021. He became interested in programming during his sophomore year in college where he was first exposed to competitive programming, which he continues to enjoy as a hobby. During his graduate studies, he conducted research on predicting and generating videos that would continue seamlessly from a given input video using deep learning. He joined MC Digital in April 2021.
I would like to use the experiences and technical expertise of myself and my colleagues to solve the problems confronted by the MC Group which operates across a wide range of industries, and make the lives and works of people richer and more convenient.
Akira obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Tokyo's School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Graduate School of Engineering in 2018 and 2021, respectively. During his graduate studies, he started competitive programming as a hobby, and joined a chemoinformatics laboratory where he used machine learning to predict the physical properties and biological activities of organic compounds from their 3D structures. He joined MC Digital in April 2021.
I would like to use MC Group's large and diverse data as well as various information technologies such as machine learning to solve various problems. In doing so, I hope to contribute to improved business performance and efficiency and thereby a more prosperous society. During this process, I would also like to improve the technical skills of myself and my team.
Mihiro holds a B.A. in Environmental Science from the University of Tokyo and completed an M.S.E. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Princeton University as part of the Ito Foundation U.S.A.– Friends of UTokyo Inc. Scholarship program. During her studies, she explored the potential application of night-time light satellite remote sensing for monitoring disaster displacement, and utilized molecular dynamics simulations to examine the effects of organic compounds on aerosol properties and their contributions to cloud formation. In addition to academia, she worked at a think tank for 1.5 years, and represented Japan at the Y20 China Summit and the 18th Tripartite Environment Ministers Meeting Youth Forum where she drafted communiques for G20 leaders. Upon graduation, she joined Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) where she coordinated projects on digital transformation, and joined MC Digital in April 2021.
I hope to harness MC Digital’s high technological capabilities in addition to the MC Group’s expertise and business networks to tackle the impossible, and thereby pave the way for a brighter and more sustainable future.
Artsem is a data scientist with broad experience in various fields of machine learning including tabular data analysis, computer vision, natural language processing, and audio analysis. While working at a startup in Tokyo, he was engaged in projects such as recommender systems, house pricing prediction, and license plate recognition. A Kaggle Master ranked top 100 in the world, he received first place and third place in the Tweet Sentiment Extraction competition and the Lyft Motion Prediction for Autonomous Vehicles competition respectively. Currently, he is conducting research on multilingual natural language processing while working as a data scientist at MC Digital.
I want to combine the state-of-the-art technical expertise of MC Digital and the industrial impact of the MC Group to create a prosperous society where people can focus on creativity and self-improvement.
Assistant to the General Manager/Project Manager
After graduating from Meiji University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering in 2000, Yoshifumi worked as a project manager for system implementation at a foreign tech company. In 2011, he joined a foreign consulting firm where he assisted clients to improve their CRM including marketing, sales, customer service, and analytics via operation and IT transformation.
I believe that combining cutting-edge digital technology with various data possessed by MC Group companies will help solve problems and create new business models developed by MC Digital — I would like to play a role in achieving these goals.
Hiroaki completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Tokyo’s Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2008 and 2010 respectively. As a first career, he worked in the operation and maintenance department for a railway company and afterwards earned an MBA from the University of California Irvine in 2016. Upon graduation, he joined an international consulting firm, where he assisted digital transformation in the oil and chemical industry by leading various projects such as operation improvement, predictive maintenance with data analysis, large scale system integration, and digital twin development.
By leveraging the wide range of information, know-how, and business opportunities in the MC Group, I would like to create new businesses and develop novel products for MC Digital and thereby contribute to the company such that it will be a leading tech-company not only domestically but also globally.
After completing a master’s degree in information science and technology at the University of Tokyo, Ryotaro joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation’s NTT Laboratories and was engaged in research and development of algorithms and optimization methods used in acoustic signal processing. His interests in information science and mathematics grew even further after engaging in competitive programming, where he has won several contests. He joined MC Digital in 2021.
I would like to bridge the gap between purely mathematical algorithms/optimization methods and highly complex problems in the real world. My goal is to contribute to industries in Japan and the world through my expertise and the technologies I have developed.
Takeshi became interested in programming when he participated in the International Olympiad in Informatics during high school and since then, has won several programming competitions. In 2019, he completed his master’s degree at Nagoya University’s Graduate School of Informatics, and joined an internet company where he developed and delivered BtoC services. He joined MC Digital in 2021.
Although AI and machine learning have become increasingly popular, they have not yet been leveraged to their full potential to drive transformational societal changes. I would like to create new values for society by utilizing the wide range of data accumulated in the MC Group.
Masaaki obtained his master’s degree at Tokyo Institute of Technology's Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering in 2016. Upon graduation, he joined a major information technology services company as a system engineer, where he designed and developed cloud storage and bare metal cloud services. After joining a data analytics consulting company as a lead engineer, he designed and developed system architecture and backend applications of various products, in addition to building an in-house machine learning platform. From 2018, he has been participating in data analytics competitions as a hobby, and became a Kaggle Master in 2019. He joined MC Digital in September 2021.
As the society becomes increasingly complex and sophisticated with the development of information technology, there is no end to the number of societal issues that need to be addressed. By harnessing MC Digital's technological capabilities and the MC Group's network in various industries, I would like to play a role in solving these issues and constantly take on new challenges.
Hiroshi joined an IT services company as a new graduate, working as an IT infrastructure engineer to deliver IT infrastructure and operation management services. After being stationed at an IT company in the Philippines for a year, he joined a foreign consulting firm where he led a core system roll-out across overseas subsidiaries in India, U.S., and Europe, in addition to building data analyses environments for predictive maintenance systems in the Energy and Materials industry. He earned his master’s degree from Ritsumeikan University’s Graduate School of Science and Engineering, and holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
By coupling Mitsubishi Corporation’s industry knowledge and MC Digital’s advanced algorithm development capabilities, I would like to build a platform that utilizes data and tacit knowledge in order to create an ecosystem that brings synergies across industry, society, and the environment in the future.
Yuya studied information engineering at Nagoya Institute of Technology, where he conducted theoretical research on algorithms while engaging in competitive programming after being inspired by the ICPC. Upon graduation, he joined an IT company where he developed and operated search engines. AI game competitions and Heuristic Contests sparked his interests in mathematical optimization, and Yuya joined MC Digital in November 2021.
There is a myriad of problems that could be better optimized in the real world. I would like to boost society’s productivity as a whole by identifying the essence of these problems and applying optimization technology to such problems.
After obtaining his master's degree from Yokohama National University in 2013, Shohei joined a system integration company where he developed embedded systems and computer vision AI. He has participated in various data analytics competitions, and became a Kaggle Master in 2020. He joined MC Digital in December 2021.
By combining MC Group’s data and MC Digital's advanced technological capabilities, I would like to contribute to solving social issues across various industries.
Born in the UK, Jason came to Japan having completed his doctoral thesis in computational fluid dynamics. He began his career in finance, joining a leading asset management company as a portfolio manager. Subsequently he has worked as a researcher on both the buyside and sellside, researching and deploying investment models that leverage a variety of structured and unstructured data. He joined MC Digital in December 2021.
Information is the lifeblood of any organization although its effective use continues to remain a challenge for many. Our mission is to transform companies by deploying data-insight driven technical solutions, and to ensure our solutions go from pilot to firm-wide and industry-wide adoption.
Mariko earned her B.A. in Agriculture from University of Shinsyu and M.B.A. from NUCB Business School. She started her career as a clinical research associate in the pharmaceutical industry, and afterwards joined an international general insurance company where she led sales, online business, product strategy, and digital transformation (DX) projects. Upon obtaining her M.B.A., she assisted general insurance companies with DX, operations, and M&A at an international consulting firm.
I would like to accelerate industry DX in order to address industrial and societal issues for a brighter society. In doing so, I will combine technology, business knowledge, and human-centric approaches to envision an ideal future for each industry, and implement necessary measures through cross-disciplinary collaborations with MC Digital, Mitsubishi Corporation, and other organizations.
MC Digital is a technology company established with a 100% stake by Mitsubishi Corporation.
Digitalization is making society increasingly complex. MC Digital is a group of professionals who assist companies
facing these growing challenges by providing technology solutions.
We work in all of the domains Mitsubishi Corporation handles, building digital platforms to accelerate growth.