CEO

Shuta Shibuya

Born in 1988. From Niigata Prefecture. After graduating from the National Institute of Technology, Nagaoka College, Shibuya transferred to Tsukuba University. After working in marketing at GREE Inc. during the height of the social game boom, he founded Fuller, Inc. in November of 2011 and became its CEO. In 2016, Shibuya was selected by Forbes, one of the world’s leading economic magazines, for their “30 Under 30” list, which recognizes important people under the age of 30. His dream is to create the most attractive company in the world.

COO&CCO

Hiroki Sakurai

Born in 1989. From Niigata Prefecture. After graduating from the National Institute of Technology, Nagaoka College, Sakurai transferred into the Design Department at Chiba University’s School of Engineering. He played ice hockey with the national team during his time in high school and vocational school. Sakurai joined Fuller in 2012, was appointed as an executive in 2014, and COO (Chief Operating Officer) in June 2016 as a joint representative. He has also been serving as CCO (Chief Culture Officer) since October 2017. His dream is to create the world’s most easy-to-work-at company.

Chairperson
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Board

Kimiya Yamamoto

Began working at Mitsui Petrochemicals Industries (now Mitsui Chemicals) in 1991. After starting two venture companies, he worked as the President and Representative Director at Asahi Net for eight years beginning in 2006. Yamamoto lead Asahi Net into the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Each of the eight years he was in office the company received 1st place in J.D. Power’s ISP Customer Satisfaction Survey. In 2007, Yamamoto created Japan’s first cloud-based LMS (learning management system) business for educational institutions and grew it into a service that was adopted by 240 universities in Japan and 40 universities in America. In 2011, the same company’s management strategy was used as a case study at Harvard Business School. Currently, he is appointed as the President and Representative Director of Open Road Associates, Ltd., Chairman of the Board at Fuller Inc., Founder and Director of the school corporation UWC ISAK JAPAN, and a member of the Japan Association of Corporate Executives. His hobbies include producing dance performances. His dream is to win a Tony.

CFO

Yuichi Nagai

Born in 1985. From Hokkaido Prefecture. After graduating from the National Institute of Technology, Tomakomai College, he transferred to Tsukuba University. After graduating and working in planning and development for automatic stock transaction systems, he cofounded Fuller Inc. in November of 2011 and was appointed as CFO (Chief Financial Officier). He is responsible for all of Fuller’s past financing. His dream is to create the world’s best service for increasing enterprise value.

CTO

Takahiro Fujiwara

Born in 1986. From Hokkaido Prefecture. Graduated from the National Institute of Technology, Tomakomai College. After working at Hitachi, Fujiwara cofounded Fuller Inc. in November 2011 and was appointed as CTO. He has conducted a large number of lectures on technology. His dream is to create a world that has been optimized by technology.

CDO

Masashi Yamazaki

Born in 1988. From Niigata Prefecture. Graduated from Niigata High School and the Design Department at Chiba University’s School of Engineering. After graduating, Yamazaki was in charge of the BtoB project UI designers at Fujitsu, and he received the iF DESIGN AWARD, an international product design award. He joined Fuller Inc. in March 2015, and on November 15, 2016, he was appointed CDO (Chief Design Officer). His dream is to raise the world’s standards of value towards design.

CSO

Satoru Tsunemachi

Born in 1988. From Kanagawa Prefecture. Graduated undergraduate and graduate school at Tsukuba University (Master of Law). Tsunemachi’s expertise is in international investment law, company law, contract law, IP law, tax law, consumer trading law, corporate governance, etc. While in university he started a web video venture company, and he has experience in starting a total of four companies (one of which is in Vietnam). He took the stage during the keynote at Japan Microsoft FEST 2015. Tsunemachi joined Fuller Inc. in February 2016 and was appointed as CSO (Chief Strategy Officer). He is in charge of business strategy and legal affairs. His dream is to create even more services, products, and companies that will continue to contribute to the world longer after he is gone.

CMO

Nobuhiro Sugiyama

Born in 1989. From Kanagawa Prefecture. After graduating from Chuo University, he joined Hakuhodo in April 2013. He worked as a media planner at the Kansai branch office, and he was in charge of major pharmaceutical companies and apparel makers. He contributed to the new development of digital accounts at apparel makers. He moved to the Tokyo headquarters in October 2016 and was in charge of major fashion sales companies and game companies. Sugiyama joined Fuller in July 2017, and was appointed CMO (Chief Marketing Officer). His dream is to deliver value throughout the world using the power of marketing.

Outside
Director

Koji Osawa

Born in Tokyo. Graduated from Keio University, Faculty of Science and Technology, and finished his doctorate at Tohoku University’s Graduate School of Engineering. He joined Mitsubishi Corporation in 1985 and engaged in business development and investment related to the information industry. While at Mitsubishi, Osawa contributed to the creation of many business opportunities through his work with venture capital investment and business development at the Silicon Valley office. After retiring from Mitsubishi Corporation in 1999, he founded Global Catalyst Partners in Silicon Valley and served as a General Partner. He established three funds in America and was involved in investment / management for a large number of early stage IT-related ventures in the United States and Asia. In 2014 he established Global Catalyst Partners Japan. His dream is for Japan to be overflowing with vitality.