UNITED, Inc.

COMPANY

Officer Introduction

CEO Tomonori Hayakawa

CEO
Tomonori Hayakawa

After graduating from Waseda University's School of Political Science and Economics, took a sales position at Hakuhodo Inc. in 1992. 1998 Studied at his own expense at Syracuse University's School of Management in the USA. 1999 Took a position as managing director at CyberAgent, Inc., before taking on the role of COO and vice president of the company in 2000. 2004 Established Interspire, Inc. to develop mobile services, assuming the role of CEO. 2009 Interspire merged with Ergo-Brains Inc. and Hayakawa took on the role of representative director and CEO of SPiRE, Inc. In December 2012 SPiRE, Inc. merged with motionBEAT, Inc., and Hayakawa assumed the role of CEO of UNITED, Inc. (his current role).

President and Chief Operating Officer Yozo Kaneko

President and Chief Operating Officer
Yozo Kaneko

After graduating from Keio University's Faculty of Policy Management worked in corporate mergers and acquisitions, and in fund raising for financial institutions, at investment bank headquarters of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. He then moved on to venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson in Silicon Valley in the USA, and in 2002 established the incubation office management company Upstairs Inc., taking on the role of representative director. In 2004, Upstairs Inc. was sold to Netage Capital Partners, Inc. (now UNITED, Inc.). In 2007, he assumed the roles of executive officer, director, and COO of motionBEAT, Inc. (now UNITED, Inc.), as well as head of its investment business. From February 2009, he was appointed representative executive officer of the company, which merged with SPiRE in December 2012, when he was appointed president and chief operating officer of the company (his current role).

Director and Managing executive officer Hidetoshi Izuoka

Director and Managing executive officer
Hidetoshi Izuoka

Joined internet security company Asgent, Inc. in 2001. Worked in corporate sales. Joined netage, inc. (now UNITED, Inc.) in 2004. Set up a mobile phone advertising business, and contributed to the stock offering of ngi group (now UNITED, Inc.) In July 2007, appointed director of ngimobile, Inc. (now UNITED, Inc.) following the company separation of netage. Appointed director of Fractalist, Inc. (now UNITED, Inc.) in October 2007. After taking on the role of executive officer in October 2010, he was appointed director and executive officer of the company in December 2012. In 2016, appointed director and managing executive officer and general manager of overseas advertising business department(his current role).

Director and Executive officer Yuji Yamashita

Director and Executive officer
Yuji Yamashita

Graduated from the School of Economics at Kwansei Gakuin University, and then joined Goodwill Group, Inc. After gaining corporate sales experience, joined D. A. Consortium Inc. in 2005. Seconded to Interspire, Inc. in 2006, transferring to the company in 2007. Appointed executive officer of SPiRE, Inc. in 2009. Appointed director of SPiRE, Inc. in 2011. Engaged in mobile/smartphone advertising before work in the trading desk business. In 2012, assumed the role of executive officer of UNITED, Inc. and deputy director,advertising division. In 2014, assumed the role of executive officer of UNITED, Inc. and deputy director,smartphone media division. In 2016, assumed the role of Director and Executive officer and general manager of game business department. (his current role).

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