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Ancestorist/Buddhist Monk

CEO & Co-Founder of Interbeing, Inc.

Founder of Institute of Temple Management

Visiting Professor at Musashino University, Japan

Member of Young Global Leaders from World Economic Forum 

Member of Co-Creation Advisory Board, Development Bank of Japan (DBJ)


Shoukei Matsumoto received his BA in Philosophy at The University of Tokyo in Japan and MBA at Indian School of Business in India as an Ambassadorial Scholar of Rotary Foundation. He has notably published A Monk's Guide to a Clean House and Mind in more than seventeen languages, among other books. Matsumoto has also translated books, including Roman Krznaric's The Good Ancestor: How to Think Long Term in a Short-Term World. He has held lectures and workshops internationally, and has been featured on publications including the Japan Times, the Guardian and the Forbes Japan, which highlights Matsumoto as one of the "100 Hopes to Save the World" on its June 2023 issue.

Shoukei Matsumoto

CEO & Co-Founder

Data Scientist/People Analyst
Chief Analytics Officer & Co-Founder of Interbeing, Inc.
Researcher of People Analytics and HR Technology Data Association
Advisor of Data Science Education Research Center at Seijo University, Japan
Lecturer at Seijo University, Japan

Hiroko Onari has been devoting herself to study analytics to improve the well-being in the work environment.
She has been a lecturer, columnist, co-author and successful publication producer, including WirelessWire News, Training Book for Data Scientist-introduction for people analysis, 2018, Training book for Data Scientists-social media network analysis, 2016, Japanese edition of Puzzle for Programmers and Pros by Dennis E. Shaha.

Hiroko Onari

Chief Analytics Officer / Co-Founder

Kenji Yoshihira is a seasoned expert in research and business development with a robust background in technology and innovation. He holds a BE from the University of Tokyo and an MS in Computer Science from New York University. Fascinated by computers since childhood, he began programming before elementary school, founded a video game development club in junior high, and released a self-made game by high school.

His professional journey includes co-founding a web development company in 1995 during university and playing a pivotal role in launching Yahoo! JAPAN and developing financial information services. He has also designed and developed large-scale computers.

At NEC Labs America in NJ, he applied machine learning to distributed system management, advancing artificial intelligence and big data analysis.

As Research Director at LEOMO, Kenji led IoT wearable device development for professional sports, driving business strategies and new business creation. He also spearheaded initiatives at a Japanese corporate research institute's U.S. branch, focusing on academia-government-industry collaboration programs.

In 2024, Kenji launched an independent venture to support startups expanding between Japan and US, offering strategic planning, investor research, and insights in academic-industry collaboration and cross-border business development.

He has authored numerous books, translations, academic papers, and patents, and frequently delivers university lectures and seminar presentations.

Kenji Yoshihira

CTO & Co-Owner


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