Management

President and Representative Director<br>Corporate Officer<br> Koki Kimura

President and Representative Director
Corporate Officer
Koki Kimura
Koki Kimura joined mixi, Inc. in 2008. He oversaw operations consulting for mixi's Games Department and worked on several communications-based games, including "Sunshine Ranch." Afterwards, he helped launch the Monster Strike Project. He was made a corporate officer in November 2014, appointed to the board of directors in June 2015, then became the corporate officer of sports in April 2018. In June 2018, he became the president and representative director of mixi, Inc. Prior to joining mixi, he worked for a variety of companies, including those in the electrical equipment and mobile content industries.

Director, Corporate Officer<br> Kosuke Taru

Director, Corporate Officer
Kosuke Taru
Kosuke Taru joined mixi, Inc. in February 2014. Initially involved with planning and operating Monster Strike at Monster Strike Studio (now XFLAG Studio), Kosuke was made executive director of the studio in January 2015. He was placed in charge of all Monster Strike-related departments as the head of the Monster Strike Business Division at XFLAG Studio in April 2017, then appointed to the board of directors in June 2017. He was made the corporate officer of digital entertainment in April 2018. Prior to joining mixi, he worked for a variety of companies, including Livedoor Co., Ltd. (now Line Corp.) and other mobile content companies.

Director, Corporate Officer<br> Hiroyuki Ohsawa

Director, Corporate Officer
Hiroyuki Ohsawa

Hiroyuki Ohsawa joined mixi, Inc. in June 2007. He oversaw accounting and finance for mixi's Finance Group, which included budgeting, management accounting, and disclosure for various projects. In November 2011, he was appointed executive director of the Accounting and Finance Department. After first serving as section chief of the Management Promotion Office (currently the Corporate Planning Office), he was placed in charge of supervising the Management Department as managing director in June 2017. In April 2018, he was made the corporate officer of finance and group management for the company. He was appointed to the board of directors in June 2018. Prior to joining mixi, he worked at a certified tax accountant office and KBMJ Inc. (currently Appirits Inc.)

Director, Corporate Officer<br> Masahiko Okuda

Director, Corporate Officer
Masahiko Okuda

Masahiko Okuda joined mixi, Inc. in April 2013. He supervised the Customer Support Department, as well as the Corporate Responsibility Department for mixi Group. In January 2015, he was appointed managing director of the Member Support Division. After leaving the company in December 2016, he established his own company and led consulting duties for a variety of operations including customer support, counter-fraud measures, and legal checks. He returned to mixi as the corporate officer of compliance and operations in April 2018, and was appointed to the board of directors in June 2018. Prior to joining mixi, he worked at a variety of companies including Yahoo!.

Founder and Chairperson, Corporate Officer<br> Kenji Kasahara

Founder and Chairperson, Corporate Officer
Kenji Kasahara
As a university student in 1997, Kenji Kasahara was inspired by the IT business case studies he covered in seminars, along with the rise of online businesses in Silicon Valley. He sensed an opportunity and started a recruitment website called "Find Job!" in November 1997. In June 1999, he incorporated the company and became its representative director. His next step was to launch the social networking service "mixi" in February 2004. The company's name was changed to "mixi, Inc." in February 2006 and it was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Mothers market in September of the same year. Kenji was made chairman of the board of directors in June 2013. He was made the corporate officer of media in April 2018.

Outside DirectorTatsuya Aoyagi

Outside DirectorSatoshi Shima

Outside DirectorNaoko Shimura

Outside Audit and Supervisory Board MemberTakako Kato

Outside Audit and Supervisory Board MemberTakayuki Sato

Outside Audit and Supervisory Board MemberHiroyuki Wakamatsu

Corporate OfficerMasaya Tamura

Corporate OfficerYasuhiro Ogino

Corporate OfficerTatsuma Murase

Corporate OfficerHiroaki Kato

Corporate OfficerYuko Nemoto

Corporate OfficerShuhei Yanamoto

Corporate OfficerKoji Ishii