PINA HIRANO

Founder & CEO
Infoteria Corp Japan

      • Founder and CEO of Infoteria Corporation since 1998. He also serves as a director, chairman of the board. In just 8 years, he led the company from start-up to a successful IPO company at Tokyo Stock Exchange and then received a Japanese EAI Market Share No.1 for 9 years in a row.

      • Visiting Professor of Management of Tech-startups at Aoyama Gakuin University Graduate Programme in Tokyo from 2008 to 2011.

      • Led a team of Product Marketing and Strategic Planning for 10 years at Lotus Development Corporation, which is now a part of IBM Corporation. Before Lotus, he had developed one of the best-selling Japanese word processor as a Software Engineer.

      • Founded the Blockchain Collaborative Consortium (BCCC) in Japan and reached over 100 members in Jan 2018.