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Toshiyuki Shiga Chairman and CEO Member of the Board

Creating new competitive advantages through open innovation

With a new industrial revolution rushing toward us, my ambition is to take advantage of this movement so as to revitalize the competitiveness of Japanese industries. We can no longer wait for the transformation of the industry. We must press forward with a business overhaul of the industry as a whole, by carving out non-core businesses, by consolidating and integrating, and by making effective use of overseas M&As. Meanwhile, I mean to develop those business succeeding on the world stage by actively supporting start-up companies with new technology and business models. In the time remaining for the INCJ, we aim to further strengthen our support for the portfolio companies and contribute to bolstering the industrial competitiveness of Japanese industry through open innovation.

Prior Experience

April.1976 Joined Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
April.2000 Senior Vice President in charge of Overseas Sales Division No.1 (Asia, China, Oceania, Central and South America)
April.2002 Senior Vice President in charge of General Overseas Market (GOM) Sales and Marketing Division
April.2003 Senior Vice President
Member of Executive Committee
Chairman of Management Committee GOM
April.2005 Chief Operating Officer
June.2005 Representative Director, Chief Operating Officer
Nov.2013 Representative Director, Vice Chairman
June.2015 Member of the Board of Directors, Vice Chairman
June.2015 Chairman and CEO Member of the Board at Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
June.2017- Member of the Board at Nissan Motor Co., Ltd
Sep.2018- Chairman and CEO Member of the Board at INCJ, Ltd.

Education

Mar.1976 Graduated from the Faculty of Economics, OSAKA Prefecture University
Mikihide Katsumata President and COO Member of the Board

Driving toward a global industry consolidation and the creation of a venture ecosystem

INCJ, Ltd. will continue the mission of the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan: to create of a portfolio of significant, diversified investments. Our focus going forward will be on efforts to increase value including additional investments into portfolio companies. As we fulfill our missions in overseas investment and industrial consolidating, INCJ, Ltd. will invest in startups and support the realization of the potential value of new business models, services, and products .In order to achieve these goals, INCJ, Ltd. strives to cultivate talented professionals who can take lessons learned from investment experience across Innovation Network Corporation of Japan's entire investment and apply them to future investment targets.

Prior Experience

April.1983 Joined Mizuho Corporate Bank, formerly known as The Industrial Bank of Japan, Limited
Aug.1999 Joined Merrill Lynch Japan Securities / Global Principal Investments, Director
April.2002 Founded Nippon Mirai Capital Co., Ltd. / Partner & Chief Financial Officer
April.2007 Founded New Frontier Capital Management Co., Ltd. / President and CEO
June.2010 President and CEO at Mobile Internet Capital, Inc.
April.2015 Senior Executive Managing Director at Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
June.2015 President and COO Member of the Board
Sep.2018- President and COO Member of the Board at INCJ, Ltd.

Education

Mar.1983 BA in International Affairs at University of Tokyo, College of Liberal Arts
May.1987 Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA
Aug.2012 Stanford Executive Program, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, USA
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