Technology Series #3: A New World Order Led by Cutting-edge A.I. Technology

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For the third session in our Technology Series, we are pleased to welcome Mr. Naoki Kamimaeda, Partner and Europe Office Representative at Global Brain in the U.K.

Deep learning technology, a subset of A.I. and Machine learning, has been garnering significant attention and is already utilized in key industries and products. Recognizing the great potential of this technology, Global Brain has accelerated investment in the latest A.I. technologies and applications.

In this webinar, Mr. Kamimaeda will share his insights on:

· The A.I. start-up ecosystem
· A.I. investments by region
· Global Brain’s business plan and future focus areas

Mr. Kamimaeda will present a case study based on startup Healx, which is utilizing A.I. to explore new treatment for rare diseases. He will also share the story of his career path from engineer to Venture Capitalist.

Date and Time

Thursday, July 30, 2020, Webinar 18:00-19:00 / Networking 19:10-20:00


Online (Webex)


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This webinar will be conducted in Japanese.


Webinar 18:00 – 19:00 / Networking 19:10 – 20:00

Note: After the webinar, participants will have the opportunity to join a virtual networking session with Mr. Kamimaeda. If you would like to participate, please register and send your business card (in PDF format) to by noon on Wednesday, July 29. (Please attend the main event to sign up for the networking event)

Join the Business Programs Committee and Mr. Kamimaeda for a chance to socialize and share your feedback about the event. We welcome discussion about the main session topic, as well as about potential partnerships and future career opportunities.

Participation fee


Deadline: Wednesday, July 29, noon

About the Speaker

Speaker: Naoki Kamimaeda, Partner and Europe Office Representative, Global Brain Corporation

Mr. Kamimaeda is a Partner and Europe Office Representative at Global Brain and is responsible for Europe and Israeli investments. Global Brain's primary focus of investments in Europe are AI, cloud, cyber security, and fintech. Prior to joining Global Brain, Mr. Kamimaeda worked for Sony as a software engineer specialized in AI/ML and Big Data technologies. For the last 2 years of his Sony career, he worked in San Francisco as a software engineering manager of PlayStation Network and a member of the PlayStation 4 Launch Team.

Moderator: Takehiro Aoki, Eli Lilly Japan K.K.

NOTE 1: This event is OFF THE RECORD.

NOTE 2: Please note that, as with all guest presentations, the content and comments of the speakers reflect their own opinions and do not necessarily represent the opinions or policies of the ACCJ.


Host: The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Kansai Business Programs Committee
This event is supported by the Life Science Innovation Network Japan (LINK-J).


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