Mr. Masakazu Masujima

Attorney-at-law, Partner at Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
FINOVATORS Founder & President

Masa provides M&A and corporate governance/regulatory consulting for financial institutions, and helps them accelerate their open innovation initiatives.

Leveraging his carrier with a world renown Silicon Valley law firm, Masa has been trying to create the collaborative value with both start-ups developing innovative business models and established companies aiming redefining their businesses with strategic alliance.

Masa also has an experience working with Financial Services Agency of Japan as compliance legal head of insurance division and deputy director at bank division. He is known as the most prominent and reliable lawyer within venture capitals/start-ups community in Japan. He was ranked in Chambers Asia Pacific 2017 as best lawyers in Japan at Insurance section.

Ms.Mio Takaoka

Partner, Arbor Ventures
VP of Business Development, Medicalnote, Inc.
FINOVATORS Incorporator

She is a Partner at Arbor Ventures, the largest fintech focused fund based in Asia as well as being management of Medicalnote, one of the largest healthtech startups in Japan. Prior to that she was Managing Director at Monex Ventures, Inc., Monex Group’s corporate venture capital arm, as well as having been at Goldman Sachs Japan Co. Ltd. and Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co. Ltd. (formerly, Morgan Stanley Japan Limited), after graduating with a degree in Natural Sciences (Physics) from the University of Cambridge. She has been selected as one of the Fintech Asia 100 leaders in 2016 and 2017.

Mr.Tetsuya Isozaki

General Partner at Femto Partners, Inc. / Certified Public Accountant
FINOVATORS Incorporator

He is CEO of Tetsuya Isozaki & Associates since 2001. He also served as a board member at Securities Co., Ltd., Corporate Auditor at Mixi, inc, and a part-time faculty in Chuo University Low School.
He holds Certified Public Accountant, Certified Public Tax Accountant, System Audit Technician, and Certified Financial Services Auditor(CFSA). Previously, he worked at LTCB Research Institute, Inc.,  Netyear Group Corporation, and others, after graduating from the Economics Department, Political Science and Economics Faculty of University of Waseda. He is an author of well known books, blog, and e-mail magazine about venture finance.

Mr.Makoto Shibata

Principal Analyst of Digital Transformation Division at The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
FINOVATORS Incorporator

He is leading the bank’s R&D initiatives in emerging technology and planning of online/ mobile financial services. Being in the eBusiness area since 1998, he has been involved in a wide range of projects in new channels for both retail and wholesale customers. His previous career in banking includes Corporate Planning, Accounting, Corporate Finance, and Retail Customer Services.
He participated as a judge in various innovation events, including EFMA-Accenture Innovation Awards and Future Ideas Worldwide Academic Competition.
He holds a Bachelor of Economics from University of Tokyo and a Master of Science in Development Economics from University of Oxford.

Mr.Hisanori Ogawa

Director of Strategy research Office at Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
FINOVATORS Vice-President

He was appointed to his current position on February in 2016. He previously worked at Nomura Research & Advisory Co., Ltd. and engaged into research and support for IT start-ups for 10 years as an analyst in charge of an unlisted company. Prior to joining the company, he leads the project of Data Modeling of financial products, large system development, and consulting corporate planning in IT, after graduating from the Politics Department, Political Science and Economics Faculty of University of Waseda in 1996.
He wrote 560 company reports, involved in dozens of IPOs.

増島 雅和氏

森・濱田松本弁護士事務所 パートナー弁護士
一般社団法人 金融革新同友会 FINOVATORS 代表理事


高岡 美緒氏

Arbor Ventures, Partner
株式会社メディカルノート 執行役員 事業開発責任者
一般社団法人 金融革新同友会 FINOVATORS 発起人

1999年英国ケンブリッジ大学自然科学部物理学科卒業。ゴールドマン・サックス証券会社、モルガン・スタンレー証券(現モルガンスタンレーMUFG証券)などを経て直近ではマネックスグループではマネックスベンチャーズにてコーポレートベンチャーキャピタルの運営を担当。現在は、医療系ベンチャーのメディカルノートの事業開発責任者であるとともに、最大のフィンテックに特化したVCファンド、アーバーベンチャーズのパートナー。2016年、2017年将来アジアのフィンテックを担う100人の一人としてFintech Asia 100 Leadersに選出される。

磯崎 哲也氏

フェムトパートナーズ株式会社 ゼネラルパートナー/公認会計士
一般社団法人 金融革新同友会 FINOVATORS 発起人


柴田 誠氏

株式会社三菱東京UFJ銀行 デジタル企画部 プリンシパルアナリスト
一般社団法人 金融革新同友会 FINOVATORS 発起人

経理部、名古屋支店、東京三菱銀行の企画部を経て、1998年以来、現在の部署で金融IT関連の新しい技術・ビジネスの調査・研究・開発に従事。海外のコンテストにも関与しており、EFMA-Accenture のInnovation Awardsでは創設以来審査委員を務めている他、Future Ideas Worldwide Academic Competition の審査も担当。

小川 久範氏

みずほ証券株式会社 戦略調査部 ディレクター
一般社団法人 金融革新同友会 FINOVATORS 副代表理事