COGENT LABS

OUR TEAM

A world-class team of researchers and industry professionals

MANAGEMENT

Jun Iinuma
Jun Iinuma
Founder
As the thirteenth employee of Salesforce.com, Jun Iinuma contributed to its rapid growth from its inception and to the SaaS industry for over 15 years. There he led the proposals of new business solutions and business applications for a wide range of industries and enterprises. Jun co-founded Cogent Labs with the strong belief in the potential of the utilization of cutting-edge technologies and Deep Learning to change and benefit society.
Eric Whiteway
Eric Whiteway
Founder
Prior to founding Cogent Labs, Eric Whiteway was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley for 16 years where he led Risk Trading and Proprietary Algorithmic Trading in Japan. An alumnus of Columbia University, he studied Computer Science and Operations Research. Excited by the advances and prospects of Deep Learning and its potential applications, Eric co-founded Cogent Labs in 2014.
Min Suk Song
Min Suk Song
Director of Technology
Min Suk Song previously worked in Samsung Electronics for over 17 years, leading various AI R&D projects as a Principal Engineer transforming advanced academic research into practical and scalable commercial services. He holds a bachelor and a master of science degree from Columbia University in Computer Science. In addition he holds a master of business administration from Indiana University.
Kyoji Kimoto
Kyoji Kimoto
Chief Financial Officer
Kyoji Kimoto has 20 years of experience in audit, financial consulting and corporate investment, including a tenure at Deloitte Tohmatsu FAS and Deutsche Securities, as well as founding a financial advisory business. He has supported numerous IPOs and managed more than 50 M&A deals. Kyoji previously served as corporate auditor for Cogent Labs prior to joining as CFO in March of 2018.

RESEARCH

Thierry Sousbie, Ph.D.
Thierry Sousbie, Ph.D.
Principal Research Scientist
Stefano Peluchetti, Ph.D.
Stefano Peluchetti, Ph.D.
Principal Research Scientist
Max Frenzel, Ph.D.
Max Frenzel, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Emanuele Frandi, Ph.D.
Emanuele Frandi, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Vagif Hasanov, M.Sc.
Vagif Hasanov, M.Sc.
Research Scientist
Asahi Ushio, M.Sc.
Asahi Ushio, M.Sc.
Research Engineer

MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEERING

David Cournapeau, Ph.D.
David Cournapeau, Ph.D.
Principal Machine Learning Engineer
Richard Harris, Ph.D.
Richard Harris, Ph.D.
Machine Learning Engineer
Philippe Remy, M.Sc.
Philippe Remy, M.Sc.
Machine Learning Engineer
Martin Nordström, M.Sc.
Martin Nordström, M.Sc.
Machine Learning Engineer
Mehdi Shibahara, M.Sc.
Mehdi Shibahara, M.Sc.
Machine Learning Engineer
Antoine Lecubin, M.Sc.
Antoine Lecubin, M.Sc.
Machine Learning Engineer

ENGINEERING

Frederik Nakstad, M.Sc.
Frederik Nakstad, M.Sc.
Software Engineer
Philip Irri, M.Sc.
Philip Irri, M.Sc.
Software Engineer
Joseph Bullard, M.Sc.
Joseph Bullard, M.Sc.
Software Engineer
Chris Fritz
Chris Fritz
Software Engineer
Carlo Virtucio
Carlo Virtucio
Software Engineer
Rishant Agarwal, M.Sc.
Rishant Agarwal, M.Sc.
Software Engineer
Xiao Han, M.Sc.
Xiao Han, M.Sc.
Software Engineer
Kelvin Tay
Kelvin Tay
Software Engineer

SALES

Emi Kataoka
Emi Kataoka
Account Executive
Tomohiro Okada
Tomohiro Okada
Account Executive
Rieko Suzuki
Rieko Suzuki
Account Executive
Kazuhiko Yamamoto
Kazuhiko Yamamoto
Strategic Partnership Development Director
Yoshihiro Iwase
Yoshihiro Iwase
Alliance Director
Hirotaka Yamamoto
Hirotaka Yamamoto
Business Development Manager

BUSINESS & OPERATIONS

David Malkin, Ph.D.
David Malkin, Ph.D.
Artificial Intelligence Architect
Takako Tsuruoka
Takako Tsuruoka
Director of Business Development
Yoshie Tokonabe
Yoshie Tokonabe
Senior Marketing Manager
Kevin Tsai, M.Sc.
Kevin Tsai, M.Sc.
Project Manager
Ayan Ray, M.Sc.
Ayan Ray, M.Sc.
Senior Project Manager
Fumitaka Osumi
Fumitaka Osumi
Lead Corporate Planner
Yumi Takahashi
Yumi Takahashi
Corporate Operations
Terumi Morita
Terumi Morita
Corporate Operations
Henry Yang
Henry Yang
Corporate Planner
Marco Sulima
Marco Sulima
Talent Acquisition Manager
Momo Yoshida
Momo Yoshida
Human Resources
Supachot Suriyachai
Supachot Suriyachai
Senior IT Administrator
Erik Ours
Erik Ours
Senior IT Administrator

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