photo:Masanori Watanabe

Representative Director, President, CEO and CSO

Masanori Watanabe

Masanori Watanabe has led numerous projects with wide and abundant experience in nonclinical studies including target hunting and identification. His strengths lie in R&D experience with a wide range of modalities.
He holds an MSc in Medical Science from the University of Tsukuba.

photo:Keiichi Kiyota

Executive Director & CFO

Keiichi Kiyota

Keiichi Kiyota has more than 20 years of management history at biotech companies and has seen an initial public offering as a Chief Financial Officer. He has experience in corporate management as practical personnel including equity finance, organization growth strategy, and establishment of internal control.
He graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture, Meiji University, and holds an MBA from Hosei University.

photo:Takehiko Sawabe

Outside Director

Takehiko Sawabe

Managing Director, INCJ, Ltd.
Takehiko Sawabe has been engaged in investment activities and post-investment support for health and medical companies as a venture capitalist, with his career based in R&D and business development at pharmaceutical and healthcare companies.
He holds an MSc in Pharmacy from the University of Tokyo and an MBA from the Graduate School of Management, Globis University.

photo:Takehiko Hamada

Outside Director

Takehiko Hamada

Director, INCJ, Ltd.
Takehiko Hamada has experience in accounting and auditing, business restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Thereafter, he was engaged in corporate planning and business development at a major pharmaceutical company. Currently, as a venture capitalist, he oversees venture investment in the fields of life sciences, agriculture, and technology.
He graduated from the Policy Management from Keio University and an MBA from New York University.

photo:Takayuki Oda

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Takayuki Oda

Takayuki Oda has been engaged in legal and business administration at a management consulting company, a holding company, and a biotech company.
At the biotech company, he has experienced General Manager of the Legal Department and Executive Officer.
He oversaw legal affairs, IPO, M&As, and equity finance, among other aspects.
Currently, as a lawyer, he is engaged in legal support for listed and unlisted companies and civil cases.
He is a lawyer who has graduated from Doshisha University Faculty of Law and Meijo University (Law School).