Mr. Iwasawa joined Japan Pulp and Paper Company in 1979, and was assigned to a subsidiary of JP Information Center right after. In charge of the outside sales department, he developed and sold package software exclusively designed for paper trading and transportation logistics over the years. In 2004, Mr. Iwasawa pioneered centralized hosting services to his clientele base though out Japan, and today the cloud server serves more than 560 clients 24 by 7. With the establishment of the new venture, he plans to develop new OSS software for use at the parent company as well as for the legacy system migration business.
Personal Interest: Soccer and Cooking
Ever since joining Tokyo System House, Mr. Shimizu has been responsible for legacy system modernization business and single-handedly built up the successful division from scratch. Today, Tokyo System House became one of the industry leaders in system migration in Japan. As the COO of Arise Innovation, Mr. Shimizu will bring in all his business experiences and make the startup successful.
Personal Interest: Tennis and Golf
Prior to Japan, Mr. Sun has worked at various IT firms in California for more than ten years. During his tenures in the US, Mr. Sun successfully conducted marketing and sales activities on enterprise software packages and system modernization tools both inside and outside of the US. As a citizen of the world, he plans to extend his marketing and sales expertise to the new firm and eventually nurture it to a global entity – “The World is Flat” after all. He holds a BS degree from San Diego State University.
Personal Interest: Cars and Cooking
Certified Wagby Expert
Since 2010, Ms. Matsuzaki has dedicated her time primarily on web system maintenance support and operation under the LAMP environment. Today, as the master of Wagby, a rapid application development tool, she leads the entire software package development team at Arise Innovation.
Personal Interest: Mountain Trekking
Information Security Specialist
At Tokyo System House, Mr. Watanabe worked as a programmer in the fields of machine learning, OCR and security encryption technologies. Since October of 2014, he directed planning and development effort on security products in order to obtain the ISMS status. Mr. Watanabe joined the firm since July of 2016 and is responsible for AI developments.
Personal Interest: Guitar, Karaoke and Board Games
In previous positions, Ms. Shimizu worked as a sales manager promoting telecommunication software packages for seven years. She brings in abundant experiences in channel sales and solution sales to Arise Innovation. Ms. Shimizu became a team member of the company since September 2017, and has been enthusiastically leading the sales effort at Arise Innovation.
Personal Interest: Yoga, Travel around the globe
After joining Tokyo System House, Ms. Fukai gained experiences on software development as well as legacy system migration projects as a software engineer. She later refocused on business development including generation of new sales leads and planning of new business models. As a corporate strategist at Arise Innovation, she will make her contributions on product marketing and sales promotions.
Personal Interest: Music and Live Concerts
Certified Wagby Expert
Mr. Kimura joined Tokyo System House in April of 2015. Despite of the young age, he has already experienced full cycles of system migration and software development. Since January of 2016, Mr. Kimura has been participating in the development project of a new EC system using Wagby tools.
Personal Interest: Baseball and Guitar
Vu Kim Hoang
Born and raised in Vietnam, Hoang learned Big data, business intelligence analysis and software development skills in home country. He came to Japan in 2015 because he was interested in Japan and Japanese technology. After graduating from a Japanese language school, he joined Arise Innovation in 2016. He is now a full-time staff in charge of developing applications involving machine learning technologies.
Personal Interest: Video games, Computer science
Mr. Tanaka joined Tokyo System House in April of 2017 and has been transferred to Arise Innovation since May. Currently he is studying Rapid Application Development tool “Wagby” under Mr. Kimura. Working devotedly around the clock, Mr. Tanaka is responsible for developing in-house systems and providing technical support related to Wagby.
Personal Interest: Video games, Music