Officers

President & CEO

Mitsuhisa Iwai

Mr. Iwai, after graduating from the Faculty of Law at Hosei University, joined Kyowa Exeo Corporation (currently: EXEO Group, Inc.) and in charge of government information system development, secretarial office manager, human resources development office manager, ICT business planning department manager, etc., before joining WHERE Inc. in 2018. He has served as General Manager of Corporate Planning Department, General Manager of Sales Division and Executive Vice President, and has been in his current position since May 2023. His hobbies are reading (Historical Fiction), walking, playing golf as well as watching women’s professional golf tours.

Adviser

Hajime Maruta

Mr. Maruta founded WHERE, Inc. in 2013. After serving as a chief researcher at UFJ Research Institute, a professor at The Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM), and the deputy director of the same organization, he founded the company. As a representative director, he promoted the transformation from the geo-application business to the IoT platform business and its growth for 10 years and retired in May, 2023.
Born in Saitama City, has a wife and one son. He is the author of many books, including “Basho-ron (Place Theory)” (NTT Publishing Co., Ltd.).

President & CEO

Mitsuhisa Iwai

Adviser

Hajime Maruta

Mr. Iwai, after graduating from the Faculty of Law at Hosei University, joined Kyowa Exeo Corporation (currently: EXEO Group, Inc.) and in charge of government information system development, secretarial office manager, human resources development office manager, ICT business planning department manager, etc., before joining WHERE Inc. in 2018. He has served as General Manager of Corporate Planning Department, General Manager of Sales Division and Executive Vice President, and has been in his current position since May 2023. His hobbies are reading (Historical Fiction), walking, playing golf as well as watching women’s professional golf tours.

Mr. Maruta founded WHERE, Inc. in 2013. After serving as a chief researcher at UFJ Research Institute, a professor at The Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM), and the deputy director of the same organization, he founded the company. As a representative director, he promoted the transformation from the geo-application business to the IoT platform business and its growth for 10 years and retired in May, 2023.
Born in Saitama City, has a wife and one son. He is the author of many books, including “Basho-ron (Place Theory)” (NTT Publishing Co., Ltd.).

Takahiro Aoki

General Manager of IoT Business Division
and Manager of Planning and Coordination Department

Takeshi Ohyama

General Manager of IoT Technology Center

Tatsuhiko Tsukada

General Manager of Application Development Division

Tatsunori Saitou

Sales Planning and Coordination Manager
EXOffice Department, IoT Business Division 

Masako Sakaki

Sales Manager
EXOffice Department, IoT Business Division 

Shingo Fujishima

Product Manager and Sales Manager
EXOffice Department, IoT Business Division

Mitsunobu Mendori

Sales Manager, Solution Department, IoT Business Division
and Manager of Planning and Coordination Department

Ryosuke Ito

Manager
Sales Group, Solution Department and EXOffice Department, IoT Business Division

Kinya Kinoshita

Manager of PM Group, Solution Department, IoT Business Division

Ken-ichi Tomono

Manager of UX Design Department, IoT Business Division

Hiroshi Ikeda

Manager of Kitting Center, IoT Business Division

Nobuyuki Akazawa

Manager of Infrastructure Coordination, IoT Business Division
and Manager of Cloud Development, IoT Technology Center

Eiji Inaba

Manager of Device Development Department, IoT Technology Center

Takeshi Mori

Manager of Administration Department