About Us

Company Name
DeepX, Inc.
3rd Floor, 3-21-4, Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0034, Japan GoogleMaps
April 22, 2016
Kaoru Nasuno
Capital Fund
910 million yen (including capital reserve)
Major Shareholders
Kaoru Nasuno, Joji Toyama, Yutaka Matsuo, Industrial Growth Platform, Inc., Mirai Creation Fund II (two) , Fujita Corporation, SBI Investment Co., Ltd.

Member of the Board of Directors

  • Representative Director, Chief Executive Officer

    Kaoru Nasuno

    After having graduated from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo, he went on to graduate from the School of Engineering, University of Tokyo, receiving the Dean's Award for the Graduate School of Engineering. He was engaged in extensive research and development in the Matsuo Laboratory, University of Tokyo, including big data analysis, machine learning, and applied research on Deep Learning technology. While enrolling in a doctoral program at Matsuo Laboratory, he founded DeepX in 2016 with the desire to contribute to solving social issues by applying artificial intelligence technology. He is currently Representative Director and CEO.

  • Director, Chief Development Officer

    Joji Toyama

    Graduated from the Department of Systems Innovation, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo. He graduated from the Department of Technology Management for Innovation, the Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo (received the Dean's Award for The Graduate School of Engineering). From his third year of undergraduate school, he focused on Deep Learning research at Matsuo Laboratory, and led many joint research projects with companies as a leader. After joining DeepX, he has been working on automation projects in the area where automation has been difficult to achieve, such as a hydraulic excavator autopilot project. He assumed Director and Chief Development Officer in June, 2019.

  • Director

    Yuki Akaba

    After graduating from the University of Tokyo with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Yuki joined a major auditing firm, where he worked on accounting audits and internal control audits. After that, he worked at a management consulting firm, where he developed new businesses for the information media, infrastructure, and human resources industries, supported the development and implementation of mid- to long-term strategies, and worked at an Internet service company, where he provided corporate sales and marketing support, and he joined DeepX. He assumed Director in March, 2021.

  • Outside Director

    Takayoshi Kawakami

    His prior experience includes sales at a leading trading house and vice secretary general of the labour union under the Corporate Rehabilitation Act. In addition, he was engaged in sales and marketing, six sigma, M&A and business alliances in GE's plastics, leasing and finance division. After participating in Industrial Growth Platform, Inc., he has controlled overall formulation and implementation of business strategies, business development, organisational personnel reform, etc..
    Currently, Partner and Representative Managing Director of the company.

Audit & Supervisory Board Members

  • Corporate Auditor

    Chikako Mori

    After graduating from Nagasaki University with a degree in economics, he worked in accounting, general affairs, and human resources at a house builder before joining a major auditing firm. After that, he started his own business as a CPA, and became a corporate auditor of DeepX in March 2021.

  • Part-time Auditor

    Akio Okuyama

    Mr. Okuyama joined Chuo Accounting Office in 1968 and became its representative partner in 1983. After serving as chairman of the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants, chairman of ChuoAoyama Audit Corporation, and director of the Industrial Revitalization Corporation of Japan, he is currently the representative partner of Akio Okuyama Office of Certified Public Accountants and an external auditor of Nippon Flour Milling Co.
    He became a part-time auditor of DeepX in 2021.

  • Part-time Auditor

    Atsushi Ito

    He joined the Ministry of Construction in April 1978. He served as Deputy Vice-Minister in the Minister's Secretariat of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, and as Director of the National Land Transport College, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. After retiring from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, he served as Executive Director of the Japan Construction Industry Association and President of the National Construction Training Center before being appointed as a part-time auditor of DeepX in June 2021.

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External Advisors and Professional Advisory Firms

  • Technical Advisor

    Yutaka Matsuo

    In 2002, he completed his Ph.D. in Information and Communication Engineering, the Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. In 2005, he was a visiting research scholar at Stanford University. In 2007, he assumed Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. Currently, Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo.

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