Corporate Outline

Company name

Uhuru Corporation

Establishment

February 2006

Capital

1,898,000,000 yen (as of May 2021)

Main shareholders

Dentsu Group Inc. JIC Venture Growth Investments Co., Ltd. MITSUI & CO., LTD. Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. NEC Corporation NEC Solution Innovators, Ltd. NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. Restar Holdings Corporation Salesforce.com, inc. SoftBank Corp. Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.

Management Team
  • Founder & CEOTakashi Sonoda
  • Executive Director & CFOKenichiro Yoshida
  • Executive DirectorYasuro Katori
  • Chairman of the Board, External Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee Member)Hirokazu Kizawa
  • External Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee Member)Tadaaki Kimura
  • External Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee Member)Andrew Rose
  • External Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee Member)Shinsuke Matsumoto
  • External Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee Member)Tetsuya Kubo
  • Managing Executive OfficerNaoya Sakamoto
  • Executive Officer & CTOHiroshi Nakayama
  • Executive OfficerHisashi Arikawa
  • Executive OfficerMasahiro Tanaka
Main customers

Adastria Co., Ltd. DENTSU INC. DENTSU INC. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Information Services International-Dentsu, Ltd. Komatsu Ltd. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, MOFA Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machinery Systems, Ltd. Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd. NEC Solution Innovators, Ltd. SATO HOLDINGS CORPORATION Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Himawari Life Insurance, Inc. Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.

Memberships

The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vitalizing Local Economy Organization by Open Data & Big Data (VLED) IoT Acceleration Consortium Data Society Alliance Japan Facility Management Association The Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry in the United Kingdom techUK

Business areas

IoT servicesIoT consultingIoT solutionSystem IntegrationMarketing cloudPublic cloudData analytics developmentCreative

Japan Headquarters
  • Tokyo head officeWeWork Kamiyacho Trust Tower, 23rd Floor 4-1-1 Toranomon Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6923 JapanGoogle Maps
Other Offices
  • Osaka OfficeWeWork, LINKS UMEDA, 8th Floor 1-1 Ofukacho Kita Osaka 530-0011 JapanGoogle Maps
  • Shirahama OfficeShirahama 2nd IT Business Office, 2054-1 Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun, Wakayama, 649-2211 JapanGoogle Maps
  • Fukui OfficeOtemon Building #803, 3-1-13 Ote, Fukui-shi, Fukui, 910-0005 JapanGoogle Maps
  • Overseas HeadquartersUhuru United Ltd. Unit 21, Wow Acton, Wendover Court, Western Avenue, London W3 0TG, UKGoogle Maps
Group companies

Leadership

Founder & CEO

Takashi Sonoda

1995 Graduated Waseda University, Entered Dentsu 2002 Graduated USC Marshall School of Business MBA Joined Morgan Stanley Securities, Nikko SSB, then Livedoor (currently known as LINE) as Executive VP. 2006 Co-Founded Uhuru.

Takashi Sonoda
Executive Director & CFO

Kenichiro Yoshida

Graduated from Hitotsubashi University, Faculty of Commerce & Management in 1985 and joined Nikko Securities. Worked as a securities analyst covering, among others, Trading Companies, Media, Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals sectors at Solomon Brothers Asia Securities and Goldman Sachs Securities before rising to the Head of SMBC Nikko Securities research department. From there, he joined Ichigo Asset Management in 2014 as vice president / partner. Became a board director and the CFO of Uhuru in April 2021.

Kenichiro Yoshida
Executive Director

Yasuro Katori

1988 Graduated Waseda University, Entered SONY Serving as a business unit head in US, Taiwan and Japan. Then Served as Vice President in Advanet Inc and Director & Managing Executive Officer in Orion Electric successively. Joined Uhuru in 2018, became board member in 2019.

Yasuro Katori

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