CORPORATE PROFILE

CORPORATE PROFILE

Corporate Profile

Company Name
Future Architect, Inc.
Established
April 1st, 2016
(Future Architect has succeeded Future Corporation’s IT consulting business)
Chairman
Yasufumi Kanemaru
President and CEO
Yuji Higashi
BusinessOperations
Future Architect provides IT-based consulting solutions. We work with clients to develop a shared executive perspective of the business management challenges they face, and gain a full understanding of the essence of their businesses. We then use our practical expertise and innovative technology to construct information systems that will help the customer develop their business.
Headquarters
Tokyo (Osaki)
Branch Offices
Osaka, Kagoshima
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Yasufumi Kanemaru

ChairmanYasufumi Kanemaru

Apr 1979
Joined TKC Corporation
Apr 1982
Joined Logic Systems International (presently Logic Corporation)
Sep 1985
The youngest Executive Director, NTT PC Communications
Nov 1989
Established Future System Consulting Corp.
Mar 2006
President and Chief Executive Officer, Future System Consulting Corp.
Jan 2007
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Future Architect, Inc.
Apr 2016
Chairman and President, Group CEO, Future Corporation
Chairman, Future Architect, Inc.
Acting Chair in the Regulatory Reform Promotion Council at the Cabinet Office, member of the Cabinet Secretariat’s Council on Investments for the Future, member of the Council for the Realization of Work Style Reform, member of the METI New Industrial Structure Committee, member of the IoT Support Committee of the METI IoT Acceleration Lab, member of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Expert Committee for Strengthening the Insurer Function and Achieving High Quality Medical Care in an Age of Data Health, Vice President of the Japan Association of Corporate Executives, Representative Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of Nippon Institute for Research Advancement (NIRA), and specially appointed Vice-Chair of the Japan Handball Association.
Yuji Higashi

President, Chief Executive OfficerYuji Higashi

Apr 1980
Joined NCR Japan, Ltd.
Jun 1988
Joined Japan Digital Equipment, Ltd. (presently Hewlett- Packard Japan, Ltd.)
Oct 1988
Joined Oracle Corporation Japan
Aug 2002
Executive Director of Department of Solution and Consulting, Oracle Corporation Japan
Jun 2005
Executive Vice President, Oracle Corporation Japan
Apr 2009
Joined YDC Corporation
Apr 2009
President, YDC Corporation
Oct 2010
Joined Future Architect Inc.
Mar 2011
Executive Senior Vice President, Future Architect, Inc.
Jul 2015
President and Chief Operating Officer, Future Architect, Inc.
Apr 2016
Executive Senior Vice President, Future Corporation
President and Chief Executive Officer, Future Architect, Inc.
During his time in NCR Japan and Japan Digital Equipment, Yuji Higashi was involved in system integration for banks and securities.
In Oracle Corporation Japan, he was the officer responsible for consulting services, applications, and supervised business strategy and human resources.
Kunihito Ishibashi

Executive Senior Vice President, Chief Security OfficerKunihito Ishibashi

Apr 1983
Joined Logic Systems International (presently Logic Corporation)
Feb 1987
Joined Sharp Corporation
Nov 1989
Established Future System Consulting Corp. with Mr. Kanemaru
Jul 1996
Director, Future System Consulting Corp.
Jan 1997
Director, Future Architect, Inc. (California, U.S.A.)
Oct 2003
Executive Senior Vice President, Future System Consulting Corp.
Jan 2007
Executive Senior Vice President, Future Architect, Inc.
Apr 2016
Executive Senior Vice President,
Chief Technology Officer and Chief Security Officer, Future Corporation
Executive Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer, Future Architect, Inc.
Kunihito Ishibashi is Future’s founding member. Based on the principle that “one should develop what the market lacks,” Ishibashi has constantly engaged in a wide range of development work, from middleware development to hardware development. Currently, as Chief Technology Officer, he has general responsibility over Future’s technology and development, and as a fellow of Future Lab, he supervises Future’s basic research, including with respect to the technology base and methods necessary for medium-to-long term growth. Also, as Chief Security Officer, Ishibashi is committed to managing technical, organizational, and customer information, and further strengthening security through IT apparatus.
Masami Arai

Managing DirectorMasami Arai

Apr 1987
Joined Japan Digital Equipment, Ltd. (now Hewlett- Packard Japan, Ltd.)
Jan 2000
Joined Oracle Corporation Japan
Jan 2002
Manager of Financial Solutions Division and Bank Project Division, Financial Business Department
Jun 2004
Manager of Sales Consulting Division, Industry 2 Administration Department
(Manufacturing, Public Sector, Public Service, Logistics and Services)
Jun 2006
Senior Manager of Business Planning Division, Consulting Service Department
Feb 2011
Joined Future Architect Inc. (now Future Corporation)
Director, Business Development Group, Advanced Business Division
Jan 2012
Manager of Financial Division and Advanced Business Division
Feb 2013
Executive Officer, in charge of Financial & Solutions Group, Advanced Business Division
Jul 2015
Executive Officer, Manager of Financial Business Division and Operation Innovation Group
Apr 2016
Managing Director, Future Architect, Inc. (the Company)
Mitsuyoshi Ubukata

Board Director, Manager of Advanced Business DivisionMitsuyoshi Ubukata

Apr 1996
Joined M.I.T. Co. Ltd. (now Aus-be Corporation)
Jul 1999
Joined Future System Consulting Corp.s (now Future Corporation)
Mar 2012
Manager of Business Strategy Office, Advanced Business Division, Future Architect Inc.
(now Future Corporation)
Mar 2013
Group Leader of Operation Innovation Service Group, Advanced Business Division
Jul 2015
Manager of Advanced Business Division
Mar 2016
Board Director, Manager of Advanced Business Division, Future Architect, Inc. (the Company)
Yohei Saito

Board Director, Chief Technology OfficerYohei Saito

Apr 2001
Joined Future System Consulting Corp. (now Future Corporation)
Jan 2007
Manager of Research & Development Division, Future Architect, Inc. (now Future Corporation)
May 2009
Head of Technology Application Strategy Office
Dec 2014
Director, Micro CAD Co., Ltd. (- present)
Feb 2015
Vice President, Technology Innovation Group, Future Architect, Inc.
Sep 2015
Director, CodeCamp Inc. (- present)
Apr 2016
Board Director and Chief Technology Officer, Future Architect, Inc. (the Company)
Executive Officer, Future Corporation
Member of the Investigative Committee for the Information Leakage Case Due to Unauthorized Computer Access in the Japan Pension Service
Munetoshi Minami

Board Director, Manager of Financial Business DivisionMunetoshi Minami

Apr 1994
Joined Hitachi, Ltd.
May 2006
Joined Future System Consulting Corp. (now Future Corporation)
Manager of Financial Services Business
Apr 2010
Executive Manager, Advanced Business Division, Business Development Group, Future Architect, Inc.
(now Future Corporation)
Apr 2013
Director, Business Development Group, Advanced Business Division
Feb 2014
Director (supervisor of bank-oriented business), Financial & Solutions Group, Advanced Business Division
Aug 2015
Director (supervisor of bank-oriented business), Financial Business Division
Apr 2016
Board Director, Manager of Financial Business Division, Future Architect, Inc. (the Company)
Shunichi Imamura

Board DirectorShunichi Imamura

Apr 1998
Joined Future System Consulting Corp. (now Future Corporation)
Apr 2007
Manager of Corporate Planning Office, Future Architect, Inc. (now Future Corporation)
Feb 2012
Manager of Retail & Manufacturing Department, Strategic Business Division
Mar 2016
Executive Officer, Future Architect, Inc. (the Company)
Apr 2017
Board Director
Shunichi Imamura engages in the Innovation Leaders Program as an officer of IFIT (International Foundation for Information Technology)