As one of the company founders, Makoto plays an irreplaceable role in managing company’s backbone solutions of AIRead, Wagby, WinActor, etc. in the areas of product planning, solution strategy and sales marketing activities.
Makoto took on the current position since June 2019.
Personal Interest: Karaoke, Golf, Tennis and Guitar
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
Worked on multiple large-scale projects for many years at a major life insurance IT company for decades. Tomoyuki is especially bright on mainframe infrastructure, and created many success stories in legacy migration projects using his extensive experiences and unparalleled skills.
Joined Arise Innovation in October of 2017 as the division manager for project management.
Personal interest: Music, performance, sports spectating, book reading and TV series
Hiroaki previously worked for an independent domestic package vendor for many years, and sold operation management and report system solutions. Became a member of Arise Innovation in April of 2018, responsible for sales of AIRead as well as other solutions. Eager to propose solutions to customers with daily challenges.
Personal interest: Drum, experiencing all kinds of food and beverages
Previously, Takashi worked at an independent domestic package vendor as a vital leader on both mail marketing for a large EC site and sales promotion of a CRM solution to customers from Hokkaido to Kyushu, Japan.
He came on board in October of 2018 and is taking on a new role on sales marketing of AIRead and other critical products Arise Innovation offers.
Personal Interest: Music(guitar, bass, live concerts) and drinking parties
Prior to Arise Innovation, Yasuharu worked at a domestic system package development company. He was responsible for supporting data linkage, file transfer efforts and led multiple projects of implementing RPA, AI-OCR systems.
Joined the company in July of 2019, Yasuharu works in the sales group promoting AIRead related package solutions as a presales engineer.
Personal Interest: Cooking, Dining out, and occasional Water Rafting
Registered Information Security Specialist
In previous capacities, Kazuya devoted himself into machine learning, image processing and encryption mythologies. Later he also participated in the planning of security product development.
Kazuya came on board from the establishment of Arise Innovation in July of 2016 and has been leading the technical group of the company ever since.
Personal Interest: Music Instrument(Guitar), Karaoke, Board Game
In previous job, Risa conducted general affairs and accounting related tasks in the credit card industry. Since came on board in April of 2018, Risa plays a vital role in assisting sales activities as well as overlooking all administrative essentials including accounting.
Personal interest: Book reading
In previous positions, Miyuki 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. Miyuki 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
Certified Wagby Expert Engineer
Before joining Arise Innovation, Tomoya gained experience on migrating legacy systems to modern platforms using Low Code Development tools. After becoming a member of the company, Tomoya has been leading the development effort of AI products combined with Low Code Development methodologies as well as providing technical support to business partners and customers. He is especially strong in technical consulting of complicated solutions using various case tools.
Personal Interest: Listening to music(Funk, Blues, etc.), Guitar, Snowboard, Baseball, PS4 Games
Toshiaki studied cytology at graduate school but jumped into the IT industry after solicited by a recruiter during a college career event. Prior to Arise Innovation, he played an instrumental role in big data analysis using machine learning technologies and developed a complicated healthcare system.
Since April 2018, Toshiaki has been concentrating on the product development of AIRead.
Personal Interest: Tennis, Cooking
Taro came on board since June of 2018 on an assignment from another group company. To further participate in the AI projects that Arise Innovation is engaged in, Taro transferred to the company as an official employee in March 2020. He is currently responsible for system implementation and technical support to our customers and business partners.
Personal Interest: Futsal, Snowboard, Computer Games
Nguyen Quoc Thang
Thang came to Japan from Vietnam in 2011 as a foreign student. He majored in image processing in a graduate school. Prior to Arise Innovation, Thang engaged in the development of image recognition systems and various applications. He joined Arise Innovation in February of 2019 and has been dedicating his effort to AIRead product development.
Personal Interest: Futsal
As a software engineer, Keisuke takes on the role of Wagby Low Code Development and the support of RPA (WinActor) projects. He also works in the technical support arena of the company.
Personal Interest: PC Games, Music
After studying the autonomous movement of robots at a graduate school, Satoshi joined the company as a college-graduate freshman in April of 2020. He is now learning(OJT) company’s primary products through development support and technical support.
Personal Interest: Book reading, Drawing, Movies