生松 研都Business Development/Marketing Manager
AKA is a startup developing its own A.I. engine Muse and robot Musio in order to help improve communication among objects. The technology integrates artificial intelligence and big data to more effectively deliver essential communication tools, such as speaking, writing, facial expressions, and gestures that are often overlooked.
Since 2017, with sales partner SoftBank, we expanded our business and provide English educational services within the Asian market, foreseeing an opportunity in the English education industry. Our product and services allow users to experience and learn native English by speaking-oriented systems embedded.
In 2020, we partnered with Kimini, an online English learning service provider, and launched a study from home English learning service for elementary students.
SoftBank C&S, SoftBank Robotics, Gakken, KDDI, Global Vision, Takashimaya, Kyoto University, NHK, ALC, etc.
Gakken Plus, Formation 8, etc. ($12M raised)
Our mission is to facilitate better communication between all things, including human beings with artificial intelligence and robots. We aim to do so by bringing into the market Musio, an A.I. robot specialized in enhancing education and healthcare needs, eventually becoming the next real-life Doraemon and Astro Boy so that human beings and robots can interact and live within the same society together.
We've been actively working on building up Musio from technical, business, and creative aspects to further pursuit the society of humans and social robots.
・Broadening Musio functionality.
・Developing partnership with education and healthcare industry
・Storytelling the Musio character.
One day, Musio will act as a social robot in every household to support lives in various ways.
AKA is a global startup, with locations and employees around the world including the US (Finance), Korea (engineering), Japan (business, sales, and marketing), and China (sales and marketing).
We have various talented members including a serial entrepreneur (CEO), former co-founder of a $1Billion company, senior engineers from big tech firms, bright interns.
Harvard, Yale, Stanford, MIT, UC Berkeley, UIUC, UCLA, Univ. of Tubingen, Univ. of Tokyo, Kyoto Univ., Cairo Univ., SNU, KAIST, POSTECH, Max Planck Institute for Physics, Samsung, Google, NHN, Sony, Boston Consulting Group, Merrill Lynch, Dentsu
Our business office is located in Tokyo, Japan, working with great talents from around the world with backgrounds working for consulting firms, private equity firms, advertising agencies, and striving to become the next unicorn company.
・Management and operation in AI SaaS product/service for growth.
・Work effectively with C-Level decision makers and global office to develop long term strategic relationships.
・Other duties may be assigned (ie. IPO preparation, IR)
・3+ years experience at a strategic or financial consulting firm;
・Language: Business proficiency in writing and speaking in English;
・Strong partner management skills and ability to manage projects and requests end-to-end;
・Logical and structural thought leader;
・Excellent communication skills, ability to recognize needs, and concerns of external stakeholders.