NTT DATA presents Open Innovation Contest 10.0CONTEST OVERVIEW

The Tokyo Winner

Authlete

Grapevine World

Site schedule

Challenges

Healthcare & Life Sciences
Finance, Insurance & Payments
Automotive & MaaS
Physical Stores and Marketing
Smart Automation
Data Logistics
Disruptive Social Innovation

Tokyo Pitch Day

Date and time2nd December, 2019
VenueTOYOSU Cultural Center
2-2-18 Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo
https://www.kcf.or.jp/toyosu/
Judges
  • Dr. Shuichiro Yamamoto
    Professor,
    Graduate School of Information Science,
    Nagoya University
  • Dr. Shuji Honjo
    Managing Director
    Honjo International
    Visiting Professor, TAMA Graduate School of Business
    Profile
  • Dr. Koji Osawa
    Managing Director & Co-founder
    Global Catalyst Partners
    Global Catalyst Partners Japan
    Profile
  • Kotaro Zamma
    Head of Section of
    Open Innovation and
    Business Incubation
    NTT DATA Corporation
    Profile
Agenda
Details of the pitch day is subject to change without notice.
Result of 9th Contest Tokyo pitch day

CONTACT

If you have any question about the Tokyo contest , Please contact the following partner.
NTT DATA office in Japan Email: toyosu-no-minatokara@realize-corp.jp
Kotaro Zamma
Head of Section of Open Innovation
and Business Incubation
NTT DATA Corp.

Having worked in NTT DATA for nearly three decades, Zamma knows the IT industry of Japan inside out, and firmly believes that open innovation will revitalize his company and the industry.

As the head of Open Innovation and Business Incubation, he directs biannual contests and monthly forums to find and introduce promising startups to business units and customers of NTT DATA, and runs programs that put the partner startups on the fast track to proof-of-concept and new business.

Dr. Shuji Honjo
Managing Director
Honjo International
Visiting Professor, TAMA Graduate School of Business

Dr. Honjo provides business consulting to Japanese and U.S. companies, focusing on new business development. He is Advisor to Japanese and U.S. companies such as 500 Startups, Net Service Ventures, and Kozo Keikaku Engineering. He is also Visiting Professor at Tama Graduate School of Business.

He is active in entrepreneurial education and community development, as a mentor with Founder Institute, Shido Next Innovator, Fukuoka Prefecture etc. He led the Japanese Miniter’s project to promote medical ventures in 2016.

He founded and represented the Tokyo office of General Atlantic LLC. He was Assistant to Chairman and Group Strategy Manager of CSK/SEGA Group, a leader in enterprise IT and digital entertainment in Japan. He has extensive consulting experiences with BCG in Tokyo and CSC in California.

Dr. Honjo has Ph.D. in International Studies from Waseda University, MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and BS from the University of Tokyo.

Website: http://www.honjo.biz/en

Dr. Koji Osawa
Managing Director & Co-founder
Global Catalyst Partners
Global Catalyst Partners Japan

Dr. Osawa has over thirty years of experience in investment and management of high-tech companies in Japan, the U.S. and Asia. He co-founded Global Catalyst Partners (GCP) in 1999 and Global Catalyst Partners Japan (GCP-J) in 2014.

GCP is a venture capital fund established in Silicon Valley that invests primarily in early stage companies active in the areas of IT sector. GCP has established three funds with a total amount of over $300M. Dr. Osawa also founded GCP-J in 2014 that focuses investment opportunities primarily in Japan.

Prior to GCP, he was at Mitsubishi Corporation, the largest trading firm in the world, for 14 years, starting in 1985. He was Division Manager of Mitsubishi International Corporation (Palo Alto Office) from 1993 through 1999. He was responsible for business development with high-tech companies in Silicon Valley in the areas of semiconductors, communications and software.

Dr. Osawa is on the board of Verient, Fuller, Hospitality ONE, Axismotion, Veeple and Vanguard Industries.
He also works closely with SoundHound.

He serves on the Board of Directors of several NPOs: Global Catalyst Foundation, Digital Divide Data and Keizai Silicon Valley.

Dr. Osawa received a BS in Electronics from Keio University, Japan and Ph.D. in Engineering from Tohoku University, Japan.