Management

Masataka Matsumura
(Representative Director & CEO)

6
Group
6
Industry
  • Serves as the Representative Director of a consulting firm, Future Science Research Inc.
  • Served as the Creative Director and Representative Director of a Japanese fashion brand.

Hikari Imai
(Director & Chairman)

4
Group
4
Industry
  • Wealth of experience in M&A projects at investment banks including Morgan Stanley Securities and Merrill Lynch Securities and RECOF.
  • Held multiple advisory positions and directorships at major corporations.

Jason Keith Nye
(Director)

2
Group
40
Industry
  • Founded Steelhead Global Advisors, a firm that advises businesses on international expansion.
  • Expert analyst and advisor of international relations, trade and investment.
    He was a former Division Chief, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State and Chairman of the Committee for Foreign Investment.
    Earned his PhD at St. Andrews University.

Shusuke Oguru
(Director)

6
Group
35
Industry
  • Has 35 years of experience in the lithium battery industry since his time at Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (currently Panasonic Corporation).
  • As the General Manager of Lithium Ion Battery at Panasonic Corporation, he was part of the team that built the battery plant that supplied battery cells to Tesla.

Technology Experts

Kiyoshi Kanamura, PhD.
(Director & CTO)

3
Group
40
Industry
  • Developed the 3DOM separator
  • Started out as a technical advisor in 3DOM and became a Director and CTO of 3DOM.
  • Industry publications include: “Next Generation Secondary Battery Material Development (2016, 2014), “Lithium Ion Battery (2015)” and “Automotive Lithium Ion Battery (2010)”.
  • Earned his PhD from Kyoto University Graduate School of Engineering.

Toshiya Kuwamura
(Executive Vice President)

2
Group
39
Industry
  • Participated in the battery industry’s first development and mass production project for lithium primary batteries for high- power-output cameras.
  • Subsequently, he worked at Kureha Battery Materials Japan Co., Ltd. and Kreha Co., Ltd. to develop materials for lithium- ion rechargeable batteries.
  • Prior to joining 3DOM, he was a technical adviser for Panasonic Corporation.
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