COMPANY PROFILE

Future Corporation

Company Name
Future Corporation
Established
November 28th 1989
Capital
4,000,000,000 yen
Chairman and CEO
Yasufumi Kanemaru. Chairman and President, Group CEO
Revenue
Revenue 45,389,000,000 yen (Consolidated)
(fiscal year 2019, ending in December)
Number of Employees
2,142 (Consolidated) (As of December 2019)
Business Operations
Planning of Corporate Strategy and Management of group companies

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Yasufumi Kanemaru

Yasufumi KanemaruChairman and President, Group CEO

Apr 1979
Joined TKC Corporation
Apr 1982
Joined Logic Systems International
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.
Apr 2016
Chairman and President, Group CEO, Future Corporation (- present)
Chairman, Future Architect, Inc. (- present)
Yasufumi Kanemaru has served as:
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.
Kunihito Ishibashi

Kunihito IshibashiExecutive Senior Vice President, Chief Security Officer

Apr 1983
Joined Logic Systems International
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.
Apr 2016
Executive Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Security Officer, Future Corporation
Mar 2018
Executive Senior Vice President, Chief Security Officer, Future Corporation (- present)
Executive Senior Vice President, Chief Security Officer, Future Architect, Inc.
Mar 2020
Director, Chief Security Officer & Chief Information Officer, Future Architect, Inc. (- present)
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.
Yuki Shingu

Yuki ShinguBoard Director

Apr 1994
Joined City Ascom Co.,LTD.
Feb 1998
Joined Established Future System Consulting Corp.
Oct 2014
Joined Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd.
Apr 2017
Joined Future Corporation
Executive Officer, Future Architect, Inc.
Mar 2019
Director, Future Corporation (- present)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Future Architect, Inc. (- present)
Yohei Saito

Yohei SaitoBoard Director, Chief Technology Officer

Apr 2001
Joined Future System Consulting Corp. (presently Future Corporation)
Jan 2007
Manager of Research & Development Division, Future Architect, Inc. (presently Future Corporation)
May 2009
Head of Technology Application Strategy Office
Dec 2014
Director, Micro CAD Co., Ltd.
Feb 2015
Vice President, Technology Innovation Group, Future Architect, Inc.
Sep 2015
Director, CodeCamp Inc.
Apr 2016
Board Director and Chief Technology Officer, Future Architect, Inc. (the Company)
Executive Officer, Future Corporation
Sep 2016
Visiting Scholar, Stanford University
Mar 2018
Director, Chief Technology Officer, Future Corporation (- present)
Mar 2019
Director, Future Architect, Inc. (- present)
Member of the Investigative Committee for the Information Leakage Case Due to Unauthorized Computer Access in the Japan Pension Service
Hiromi Yamaoka

Hiromi YamaokaBoard Director

Apr 1986
Entered the Bank of Japan
Jul 2007
Alternate Executive Director for Japan, International Monetary Fund
Apr 2013
Director-General, Financial Markets Department of the Bank of Japan
Sep 2015
Director-General, Payment and Settlement Systems Department of the Bank of Japan
Feb 2019
Advisor, Future Corporation
Mar 2019
Director, Future Corporation (- present)
Hiromi Yamaoka has wide-ranging experiences in the Bank of Japan, the central bank in Japan, and worked in various policy-related positions including the Representative in Paris, the Head of Economic Outlook Group and the Head of Large-Bank Surveillance. He also assumed key duties in many international policy forums such as the member of Markets Committee (MC) and the member of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), as well as the member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS). He published many books, papers and articles on economic and legal issues. He is an attorney at law in New York.
Kaoru Suzuki

Kaoru SuzukiBoard Director

Apr 1989
Joined NEC Corporation
Jan 2003
Joined Gucci Group Japan Ltd.
Nov 2007
Joined KVH Co., Ltd. (Presently Colt Technology Services, Ltd.)
Apr 2013
Joined Future Architect, Inc.
Apr 2019
Vice President, Future Corporation
Mar 2021
Director, Future Corporation (- present)
Director, Future Architect, Inc. (- present)
Noriyuki Ichihara

Noriyuki IchiharaBoard Director

Apr 1979
Joined Komatsu Ltd.
Apr 2006
President of PT Komatsu Marketing and Support Indonesia
Nov 2010
President of Komatsu Mining China Ltd.
Apr 2012
Executive Officer, Komatsu Ltd.
Deputy Representative of All China Operations
Apr 2013
Senior Executive Officer, Komatsu Ltd.
Representative of All China Operations
Jul 2018
Senior Advisor, Komatsu Ltd.
Mar 2020
Director, (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) Future Corporation (- present)
Director,Auditor,Future Architect, Inc. (- present)
Akira Kawamoto

Akira KawamotoBoard Director

Apr 1981
Joined Ministry of International Trade and Industry (presently Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
Jul 2003
Head of Industrial Structure Division, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, Ministry of International Trade and Industry
Jun 2004
Advisor (Assistant to the Director General for Science and Technology Policy), Cabinet Office
Jul 2009
Deputy Director-General, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Jul 2012
Retired from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Oct 2012
Senior Partner at Aspirant Group (- present)
Apr 2013
Professor at Faculty of Economics, Keio University (- present)
Mar 2014
Director, Future Architect, Inc. (presently Future Corporation)
Apr 2016
Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member), Future Corporation (- present)
Until 2012, Akira Kawamoto worked in the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and held a number of government posts, including head of the Research Office of the Trade Policy Bureau, head of the Electricity Market Division, Cabinet Office Counsellor (overall strategy for science and technology policy, and later), and Cabinet Secretariat Counsellor (responsible for the National Commission on Social Security). He also worked in the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Japan Corporate Revitalization Support Platform, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. In addition, he has published a number of books, including “Why Japan cannot execute reform?” and “Regulation Reform.”
Miki Sakakibara

Miki SakakibaraBoard Director

Apr 1997
Admitted in Law in Japan
Apr 1997
Joined Century Law Office (presently L&J Law Office)
Sep 2002
Joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Jan 2003
Admitted in Law in California, the U. S.
Oct 2003
Joined Panasonic
Jun 2018
President, Japan In-house Lawyer Association (- present)
Mar 2019
Director, (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member), Future Corporation (- present)
Jun 2019
Joined Universal Music LLC(- present)
Yukiko Nishiura

Yukiko NishiuraBoard Director

Dec 2008
Joined ERNST & YOUNG SHINNIHON LLC
Sep 2012
Registered as a certified public accountant
Dec 2019
Left ERNST & YOUNG SHINNIHON LLC
Jan 2020
Founder and Representative, Nishiura CPA Office (- present)
Mar 2020
Director, (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member), Future Corporation (- present)
Shigeaki Okamoto

Shigeaki OkamotoAdvisor

COMPANY HISTORY

1989 - 2020

Nov 1989
Future System Consulting Corp. founded
Jan 1997
U.S. subsidiary, Future Architect, Inc. (U.S.A), founded in Santa Cruz, California
Jun 1999
Company stock registered with the Japan Securities Dealers Association for over-the-counter trading
Jun 2002
Listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Jan 2007
Trade name changed from Future System Consulting to Future Architect, Inc.
Apr 2011
ERP solutions business for SMEs succeeded by FutureOne, Inc.
Jan 2012
Media business succeeded by Zakura Inc. (presently Tokyo Calendar Inc.)
Jun 2013
eSPORTS Co., Ltd. becomes a consolidated subsidiary of the Group
Oct 2014
Business reorganization within the Group; absorption type split between subsidiaries Architect, Inc. and Future Architect, Inc. resulting in the former changing its name to the latter
Dec 2014
Micro CAD Co., Ltd. becomes a consolidated subsidiary of the Group
Dec 2014
Tenjik, Inc. (presently LaiBlitz, Inc.) becomes a consolidated subsidiary of the Group
Aug 2015
CodeCamp becomes a consolidated subsidiary of the Group
Apr 2016
Trade name changed to Future Corporation, shift to holding company structure
IT consulting business succeeded by newly established Future Architect, Inc.
Jan 2017
YDC Corporation becomes consolidated subsidiary of the Group
Mar 2017
Matchalarm Inc. becomes consolidated subsidiary of the Group
Sep 2018
dit Co.,Ltd. becomes consolidated subsidiary of the Group
Nov 2019
Innovation Laboratory, Inc. becomes consolidated subsidiary of the Group