Team introduction

Introducing the ELSOUL Software Development Team

Fumitake Kawasaki

Representative Director and CEO

Specialty: Backend

Favorite language: Ruby, Python, PHP

After graduating from Yokohama City University, joined Rakuten, Inc. Founded ELSOUL, INC in 2012. Based on his experience in the software business from various positions from sales to research and development, the Ruby serverless framework "SOULs" developed to solve problems in the field has been certified as an advanced research and development project (WBSO) by the Dutch government. ..

Shota Kishi

Representative Director and Vice President

Specialty: front end

Favorite language: TypeScript, Ruby, Dart

Graduated from Yokohama City University. Participated in ELSOUL, INC as a founding member while still in school. Responsible for software product design, development, design and marketing. In front-end development, we are good at creating multi-platform compatible (PC, tablet, smartphone) application with excellent UX by human-centered design.

James Neve Yasui

Chief Technology Officer

Specialty: Machine learning / backend

Favorite language: Python, Go, Scala, Ruby, Java, PHP, C / C ++, Dart, TypeScript

Graduated from Cambridge University. After serving as a team leader at Nyle Inc. as a back-end engineer, he engaged in research and development of recommendation engines as a machine learning engineer at Eureka, Inc., greatly improving the matching rate between users. After that, he got a PhD in machine learning from the University of Bristol, where he was invited while participating in ELSOUL. So far, eight academic papers have been published.

Jun Sakata

Site Reliability Engineer

Specialty: Cloud infrastructure

Favorite language: Go, Rust, Ruby, TypeScript

Graduated from International Christian University. Infrastructure engineer at Nyle Inc. and Eureka Inc., and site reliability engineer at Ubie, Inc. He has extensive experience in designing, developing, and operating (DevOps) services using the cloud such as Google Cloud Platform, and has been selected as a Google Developers Experts. We are good at building cloud server infrastructure with high reproducibility and reliability.