Representative Director, President, CEO and CSO
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.
Executive Director, COO, Business Development and Corporate Operation Head
Kenichi Anai has strengths in global licensing and alliance management, including opportunity search and evaluation, contract negotiation as well as management of partnerships.
MSc in Agricultural and Life Sciences from the University of Tokyo.
He holds an MSc in Agricultural and Life Sciences from the University of Tokyo.
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.
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.
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
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).