Genial Team

Aki Abekawa
Founder and CEO

Accounting and IT expert.  He took an active part at PwC in system review projects and data analysis as a member of Data Management Group.  He worked for 37 system reviews and 12 accounting audit/advisory projects at PwC. CPA and Systems Auditor in Japan and MBA from Carnegie Mellon.

Kenji Kunita

He is a professional with an 18-year engineering career in diverse settings, including companies such as Works Applications. He has a proven track record of putting together teams of 5-10 engineers and building stable development structures. He is also actively involved in training engineers and creating curriculums and assignments.

Mana Kotani
Corporate staff

Administrative assistant with industry experience over 9 years from purchase to customer services. She developed the clerical skills at a water heater maintenance company and Busch, a worldwide vacuum manufacturer.

Saori Yoshida

She has gained industry experience as an engineer for years, such as an ERP customization and RPA process improvement. She excels at design based on users' perspective.

Shu Tonoike

After working in whole and retail sales, he began his engineering career. He has gained a wide variety of experiences such as cloud infrastructure, back-end, front-end and interaction with users.

Riku Kurihara

He has gained industry front-end and back-end engineering experience using React/TypeScript and other frameworks at System Engineering Corp. He is growing rapidly with his strong curiosity and active learning.

Takeshi Matsuki

He has experience in front-end and back-end development using Laravel/Vue.js at Gizumo. He has the ability to come up with solutions and get things done when faced with challenges.

Kazuki Tamaribuchi

At Anvil, he worked on a wide range of processes in a new medical system development and package implementations. He is an experienced engineer who has sold personally developed Django/Vue.js systems.

Akihiko Suzuki
Business Development

Sales Expert. He has 6-year experience of business development in the matching business and SaaS CSops at Shelfy, with a proven track record of successfully launching startups from 0 to 1. He combines creative problem solving and strategic thinking.

Kosuke Yamamoto
Business Advisor

After gaining Accounting degree from San Jose State University, he had engaged in the audit for 7.5 years in EY US. He has then pursued technical accounting in the medical technology industry, including Intuitive and Imago BioSciences. He is a US CPA and IDEAYA Biosciences (IDYA)'s Director of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting.

Kotaro Sakamoto
Engineering Advisor

He has an extensive career in the development of natural language processing systems. For instance, he devised the engine for the AI system, which exceeded the average score of University of Tokyo's mock exam (World History Essay) in 2015 when he was a graduate student at Yokohama National University. Also, he worked as a researcher at the National Institute of Informatics in Japan and at the Language Technology Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. Founder and CEO of Besna Institute Inc.