Ken Iwasaki

Ken Iwasaki

Ken Iwasaki

President & CEO

Profile

Ken Iwasaki got his B.S. (Biochemistry) and M.S. (Computer Science) in 2008, 2010, respectively. His main research area is Human Computer Interaction. When he was a graduate student, he was selected as a creator of IPA:Exploratory IT Human Resources Project (The MITOH Program) and learned R&D and project management. After he graduated, he experienced business consulting at Accenture, and R&D management at RIKEN (Brain Science Institute). In 2012, he co-founded H2L, Inc. with Dr. Tamaki and Dr. Kamada. He takes advantage of his unique experience of both business and research to make research-stage technologies into products.

In 2015, he pitched H2L’s new product UnlimitedHand at Startup Battlefield in TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco. This is the first time Tokyo-based startup is selected to present its business at the stage.
Now he works on R&D and Business development to make brand-new VR controller with his comrades.

Awards

2008
Gold Medal, iGEM
2009
UTEC Award
2015
Audience Award, Morning Pitch Special Edition 2015