CEO Shingo Otobe
Shingo Otobe is the co-founder and CEO of LIGHTz Inc. He founded LIGHTz in 2016 for revitalizing local economies by inheriting and utilizing expert's knowledge using AI system. Before founding LIGHTz, he was a CTO at O2 Inc. (engineering consulting service). In his early career, he held pivotal roles in manufacturing technology at Canon Inc.
CMO Tatsuhiko Horikoshi
Tatsuhiko Horikoshi Tatsuhiko Horikoshi was appointed Chief Marketing Officer of LIGHTz Inc. in 2020. He joined LIGHTz since 2017, played vital roles in AI business development and general promotion events. Prior to join LIGHTz, he has achieved in global value chain improvement and branding strategy at Citizen Machinery Co., LTD. In his early carrer, he successfully established new businesses for helping client to consult in business process improvement, at Nippon System Ware Co., LTD, and he holds MBA.
Chief Financial Officer Naoki Nakajima
Naoki Nakajima is Chief Financial Officer since 2020. Since his early career, he consecutively served as a corporate banking and M&A advisory department in major city bank. He holds a BA of law from University of Tokyo, and MBA.
General Manager Yusuke Kawasaki
Yusuke Kawasaki is General Manager of LIGHTz Inc. supervising technology development since 2017. Before joining LIGHTz, he consecutively worked in technology development sector, in major automotive maker, consulting firm and US tech venture. He holds BS and MS from University of Tokyo.
General Manager Hiroshi Nishi
Hiroshi Nishi is General Manager, oversee Digital Fabrication business and International business development since 2020. He was based in Europe over 15 years, achieving business development, strategy consulting for startups. Prior to join LIGHTz, he was actively serving Social Intelligence consulting at Interactifs, In his early carrer, he held pivotal roles in technology development of semiconductor manufacturing equipment. He holds Executive MBA, and BS.