OUR PEOPLE

QuestHub’s Business Research and Journalism Experts

Shoya Okuma
CEO, cofounder

University of Tokyo, economics
Previously
Singapore-based hedge fund. Published books on accounting and labor abuses while at university

Shota Wada
COO, cofounder

Kyoto University, economics
Previously
McKinsey & Company’s Tokyo and Jakarta offices.

Lisa Mino
Compliance Officer

Keio University, economics
Previously
Mizuho Securities, where she handled corporate bonds and due diligence for securities underwriting.

Takumi Watanabe
Executive Officer

Kyoto University, economics
Previously
Business magazine Toyo Keizai, where he covered precision equipment, electronics, and games.

Masahiro Hiraoka
Analyst

Kyoto University, economics
Previously
Shinkin Central Bank and Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC, where he handled audit and advisory service.

Arihiro Kanda
Director

Previously
Tokai Bank, Merrill Lynch Japan, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, Director at Accordia Golf, CEO at PGM Holdings, other.