Management Team

Board Director CEO
(Chief Executive Officer)
Shizuka Akieda

Graduated from Meiji University (Faculty of Agriculture). She served as researcher in genomics and regenerative medicine field at Kyushu University Faculty of medical Sciences, then joined JST Project (regenerative medicine of Cartilage) at Kyushu University Hospital. At 2010, she joined Cyfuse as a startup member, involved in NEDO projects and others as principal researchers. She is involved in biomedical venture business as Head of R&D Division leading number of projects internally and collaboratively,and she was assigned to be a member of Board of Directors at 2016.

Board Director CFO(Chief Financial Officer)
Head of Corporate Planning and Business Administration
Masahiro Sanjo

I will link the wishes of all Cyfuse supporters to assurance and innovation.

Graduated from Keio University (Faculty of Law, Department of Law). After working at the education business and legal professional corporation etc., he is widely engaged in all aspects of business management practices at Symbio Pharmaceutical Co., the listed bio venture. After joining Cyfuse, he is involved in the overall management of the business, and committed in enhancement of the management base.

Board Director System Development
Norihiko Tokunaga

I am striving for the “form of hope” that Cyfuse aims to achieve, and the roadmap for it to be realized.

Graduated from Keio University (Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering).
He has been involved in various FA developments in the electric and automotive industries, including robot development at Yaskawa Electric Corporation, and He is well versed in robotics automation technology in general. After joining Cyfuse in 2015, He promoted the development of new technologies related to core processes, mainly bio-3D printing.

Board Director(Outside)
Yasuhiro Yoshioka

I will make an effort to realize the treatment that will delight patients by delivering the unique technologies of Cyfuse. I will do our best to make it realize as early as possible.

Graduated from Tokyo University (Faculty of Science). He developed his career as Head of Life Science Research center, Fellow R&D Headquarters, Corporate Officer and Head of Regenerative Medicine Research Institute in FUJIFILM Corporation. He is a leading parson in research and development of regenerative medicine and cellular medicine, then since 2014, he took the role as chairman of the Stem Cell Evaluation Technology Research Association.

Board Director(Outside)
Kunihiko Suzuki

“Cyfuse, here it is!” I will do my utmost best to contribute to the future of medical care with an overwhelming presence.

Graduated from Waseda University (Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Department of Economics). MBA. Securities analyst. He has been active in a wide range of energy and financial fields, including Esso Oil Co., Ltd. (currently, JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation) and Nikko Securities Co., Ltd. (currently, SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.). He has extensive experience in the field of regenerative and cellular medicine, including managing the company of MEDINET Co. Ltd., and serving as a board member and vice chairman of the Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine (FIRM) for many years. He is also the Regional Treasurer Asia 2020–2023.

Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Yoichi Oda

I would like to contribute to company development and the realization of governance through timely audits with respect to the medical field.

Graduated from Chuo University (Faculty of Commerce, Department of Acconting). Certified Public Accountant/Tax Accountant
He joined the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau. In 2006, he began work for Ernst and Young ShinNihon LLC and was engaged in a range of operations involving accounting audits, internal control, and support for listing of listed and non-listed companies. In 2017, he established the Oda Certified Public Accountant Firm with abundant experience in the support of financial control and internal control from small companies to large companies.

Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Takuo Hirose

I would like to support the achievement of Cyfuse’s mission from an outsider’s view as much as possible.

Graduated from Tokyo University (Faculty of Low). Partner Lawyer of Anderson, Mori & Tomotsune
Since he joined Tomotsune, Kimura, and Mitomi Law Firm (currently Anderson, Mori, and Tomotsune) in 1997, he has successfully been working in a range of operations as an international lawyer from external matters involving global financial transactions and corporate acquisitions to financing and public stock offerings. He was awarded the Leading Individual in Capital Markets Area along with his affiliate firm in Chambers Global “Best Lawyers and Law Firms (2012– 2020 fiscal years).

Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Kazuya Oda

I will do my best to support the realization of the social significance of Cyfuse.

Graduated from Kobe University (Facutly of Business Administration, Department of Second Course Accounting).
After joining a major general chemical company, He has gained experience in human resources, sales, development, management, etc. He gained a lot of executive experience and learned about company management.
Utilizing multifaceted past experiences about management, advance business expansion towards Cyfuse’s goal with positive mind and future-oriented.