Judges

2017 Final Session Judge

Michael Alafant

Group Chairman and CEO,
Fusion Systems Japan

Kathy Matsui

Vice Chair,
Chief Japan Strategist, Co-head of Macro Research Asia,
Goldman Sachs

Masaru Murai

Director of the Board,
TX Entrepreneur Partners

Yasuhiko Yurimoto

CEO,
Global Brain Corporation

2017 Semifinal Session Judge

Keisuke Ide

Partner,
The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Co.,Ltd.

Harumi Kato

Angel member,
TX Entrepreneur Partners

Lauren Rose Kocher

Business Development and International Marketing Manager,
Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.

Keiichi Kubo

Director of the Board,
TX Entrepreneur Partners

Kazuhisa Okamura

Angel member,
TX Entrepreneur Partners

Yusuke Otsubo

Angel member,
TX Entrepreneur Partners

Noriaki Ozaki

Director of the Board,
TX Entrepreneur Partners

Mahito Sakai

Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.

Mineo Senda

Angel member,
TX Entrepreneur Partners

Donald Soo

Angel member,
TX Entrepreneur Partners

Nobutake Suzuki

Partner,
Global Brain Corporation

Shuichi Tajima

Director of the Board,
TX Entrepreneur Partners

Makoto Tanabe

Assistant to Senior Manager,
Urban Solution Business Unit, Total Building Optimization Div. Service Development Dept. 1,
Hitachi, Ltd.

Wataru Yasuda

Angel member,
TX Entrepreneur Partners

Ken Yasunaga

Managing Director,
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan