About Us

Corporate Officers

Directors

Chairman and Representative Director

Hisao Taki

Planning and Development

Biography

April 1963
Joined Mitsubishi Metal Mining Company Ltd. (now Mitsubishi Material Corporation)
October 1989
Director, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 1993
Chairman, Japan Traffic Culture Association (current)
December 1999
Chairman and President, Representative Director, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2001
Chairman and Representative Director, Gurunavi, Inc.
March 2004
Chairman and Director, Gurunavi, Inc.
February 2010
Chairman and Representative Director, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
October 2010
President and Representative Director, Gurunavi Research Institute Inc. (current)
April 2011
Chairman and Director, NKB Inc. (current)
President and Representative Director

Seiichiro Kubo

Sales and Marketing

Biography

April 1969
Joined Koyo Seisakusho
October 1994
Director, Gurunavi, Inc.
December 1999
Managing Director, Gurunavi, Inc.
October 2000
Senior Managing Director, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2001
President and Representative Director, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
November 2005
President and Representative Director, Gurunavi Promotion Community Inc.
President, Gurunavi Shanghai Inc. (current)
Director, Executive
Vice President

Hisao Iizuka

Administration;
Corporate Security Management

Biography

April 1972
Joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation (now NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION)
June 2007
President and Representative Director, NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd. (now BIGLOBE Inc. )
Vice President, Japan Society of Security Management
April 2011
President, Telecom-ISAC Japan (current)
June 2011
Advisor, NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd.
October 2011
Executive Vice President, Tokyo Institute of Technology
April 2013
Visiting Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology (current)
June 2013
Director, Gurunavi,Inc.
July 2013
Director, Executive Vice President, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
August 2018
Advisor, Japan Society of Security Management (current)
Director,
Senior Managing
Executive Officer

Miho Saito

Sales and Marketing;
Planning and Development;
Restaurant Sales;
Operation Support Service

Biography

April 1996
Joined NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE EAST CORPORATION
November 2001
Joined Gurunavi, Inc.
May 2013
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2015
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2016
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
April 2017
President and Representative Director, Gurunavi Promotion Community Inc. (current)
June 2017
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
Director,
Senior Managing
Executive Officer

Teruhisa Yamada

Administration;
Corporate Planning;
Corporate Strategy;
Strategy Promotion;
Business Center

Biography

April 1998
Joined OYO Corporation
February 2006
Joined Hiramatsu Inc.
February 2007
Joined Rescuenow Inc.
July 2008
Joined Gurunavi, Inc.
April 2014
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2016
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2017
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2018
Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
Director, Managing Executive Officer

Midori Kakiuchi

Administration;
Legal and Compliance;
Diversity Promotion;
Executive Assistant Community Development

Biography

April 1988
Joined NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
July 2014
Joined Gurunavi, Inc.
December 2014
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2015
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
May 2018
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
July 2018
President and Representative Director, Gurunavi Support Associe, Inc. (current)
Director, Managing
Executive Officer

Naoki Koshikawa

Development;
IT Infrastructure

Biography

April 1996
Joined International Communication Service Co., Ltd.
May 2001
Joined Rakuten, Inc.
January 2014
Joined Gurunavi, Inc.
April 2015
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
December 2016
Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.

June 2017
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2018
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
Director, Managing Executive Officer

Yoshitaka Inuzuka

Planning

Biography

March 1999
Joined Tree, Inc. (now In4S Inc.)
November 2001
Joined AP Infinity, Inc.
July 2003
Joined Rakuten, Inc.
November 2013
Joined Gurunavi, Inc.
April 2017
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
February 2018
Senior Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2018
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
December 2018
Director, Managing Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
Director, Executive Officer

Megumi Usui

Biography

April 1991
Joined Ad International Inc.
January 1994
Joined Hakuhodo Incorporated
December 1994
Joined Hakuhodo Capco Inc.(now Hakuhodo DY Capco Inc.)
May 1997
Joined Interior Center Inc.
May 2000
Joined Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2011
Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc.
June 2017
Director, Executive Officer, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
Outside Director

Koichi Tsukihara

Adviser, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co., Ltd.;
External Director, ELIIY Power Co., Ltd.;
Outside Director, YAMASHITA CORPORATION,LTD.;
Independent Non-Executive Officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

Biography

April 1970
Joined The Sumitomo Bank, Limited (Now Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC))
June 1997
Director, SMBC
January 2001
Managing Executive Officer, SMBC
June 2003
Managing Director, Managing Executive Officer, SMBC
April 2004
Senior Managing Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, SMBC
April 2005
Senior Managing Executive Officer, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMFG)
June 2005
Vice President, Vice Executive Officer, SMBC
Executive Vice President, SMFG
April 2006
Director, SMBC
May 2006
President and Representative Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co., Ltd.
June 2011
Chairman and Representative Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co., Ltd.
June 2012
Chairman, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co., Ltd.
Outside Director, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
June 2013
Special Adviser, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co., Ltd.
Outside Corporate Auditor, SHIONOGI & CO., LTD.
External Director, ELIIY Power Co., Ltd. (current)
April 2016
Outside Director, YAMASHITA CORPORATION,LTD. (current)
June 2017
Independent Non-Executive Officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC (current)
November 2017
Adviser, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co., Ltd. (current)
Outside Director

Yoichi Minami

Adviser, JR EAST VIEW Travel Service Co., ltd.

Biography

April 1974
Joined Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
June 2002
Director, East Japan Railway Company
June 2006
Managing Director, East Japan Railway Company
June 2012
President & CEO, Japan Travel and Tourism Association-an incorporated association
(now Japan Travel and Tourism Association-a public interest incorporated association)
June 2015
Outside Director, Gurunavi, Inc. (current)
June 2016
Adviser, JR EAST VIEW Travel Service Co., ltd. (current)

Executive Officers

Senior
Executive Officer

Kenji Nakajima

Administration

Senior
Executive Officer

Noriaki Ito

Web Marketing

Senior
Executive Officer

Yohei Udagawa

Restaurant Sales

Executive Officer

Emi Tsubakiyama

Administration

Executive Officer

Jun Tanaka

Administration

Executive Officer

Satoshi Tanijiri

Restaurant Sales

Executive Officer

Tsutomu Motohashi

Restaurant Sales

Executive Officer

Koji Ogawa

Administration;
Restaurant Sales

Executive Officer

Naomi Sugiyama

Restaurant Sales

Executive Officer

Liu Hao

Planning and Development

Executive Officer

Hiroyuki Seki

Restaurant Sales

Executive Officer

Masaki Kawaguchi

Human Resources;
General Affairs

Corporate Auditors

Outside Auditor (Full-time)

Masaru Masumoto

Auditor (Full-time)

Kiyoshi Suzuki

Outside Auditor

Tsuneo Ishiwata

Chairman of the Board & Representative Director, Keikyu Corporation;
Outside Director, Tokai Kisen Co., Ltd.;
Outside Director, Tokyo Airport Restaurant Co., Ltd.;
Outside Director, LUMINE WING Co., Ltd.;
Outside Director, YOKOHAMA CITY AIR TERMINAL CO., LTD.;
Chairman, Kanagawa Association of Corporate Executives;
Chairman, Kanagawa-ken Employer's Association

Outside Auditor

Taketeru Minaki

Representative, Minaki and Kitazawa Law office;
Outside Auditor, NKB INC.

Outside Auditor

Tadaaki Asanuma

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