Co-founder Representative ExecutiveCEO Genki Shiota
Genki Shiota was born in Izumo, Shimane prefecture in 1983.
Shiota attended Yokohama National University and majored in electrical information engineering. He went on to complete his MBA at Hitotsubashi University.
Shiota was hired by DeNA after graduation and was promoted to manager of an affiliated company. Afterwards, he worked as the director of advertisement at corporate headquarters. Upon retirement, Shiota and Kouda co-founded Akatsuki.
Co-founder DirectorCOO Tetsuro Kouda
Tetsuro Kouda was born in Sasebo, Nagasaki prefecture in 1985.
After graduating from Sasebo National College of Technology, Kouda was admitted to the University of Tsukuba for systems engineering.
After graduation, Kouda was hired by Accenture to work in management consultation. Kouda worked with electrical manufacturing in major companies, high-tech business strategy, marketing, and IT consultation. Upon retirement, Kouda and Shiota co-founded Akatsuki.