Our People

Executive Team

Tomoko Namba

Tomoko NambaFounder & Executive Chairman

Tomoko Namba is the Founder and Executive Chairman of DeNA. Namba served as the company's CEO since its founding in 1999 until June 2011. Prior to founding DeNA, she was a partner at McKinsey & Co. She obtained an MBA at Harvard Business School in 1990.


Isao MoriyasuPresident & CEO

Isao Moriyasu assumed his current position in June 2011. He was previously named COO in April 2009 after serving as a board member for three years. Since joining DeNA as an engineer in November 1999, Moriyasu has launched a number of projects that have become the company's main sources of growth, including its mobile game business. Prior to entering DeNA, Moriyasu worked at Oracle Corporation Japan. He obtained a master's degree of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the University of Tokyo in 1998.

CTO Technology Shuhei Kawasaki

Shuhei KawasakiMember of the Board

Shuhei Kawasaki has served as a member of the board at DeNA since 2007. Kawasaki first joined DeNA as a part-time systems engineer in January 2002 when he was a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Tokyo. He began working full-time at DeNA in April 2004.

Hiroyuki Otsuka
Outside Director

Nobuo Domae
Outside Director

Shinichi Koizumi
Standing Corporate Auditor

Taketsune Watanabe
Corporate Auditor

Masaru Iida
Corporate Auditor

Hisaaki Fujikawa
Corporate Auditor

Yukinao Kondo
Corporate Auditor

Shintaro Asako
Executive Officer, CFO, Head of Strategic Investment Unit, Head of E-Commerce & Incubation Unit

Jun Oi
Executive Officer, Head of Corporate Unit

Takeshi Matsui
Executive Officer, Deputy Head of Game & Entertainment Business Unit

Shingo Okamura
Executive Officer, Head of Sports Business Unit

Sho Segawa
Executive Officer, Head of Healthcare Business Unit

Hiroshi Nakajima
Executive Officer, Head of Automotive Business Unit

Keigo Watanabe
Executive Officer, Head of External Partnerships & Alliances Unit

Atsushi Kobayashi
Executive Officer, Head of System Management Unit

Shinya Masuda
Executive Officer, Head of Design Management Unit

Hironori Ishizaka
Executive Officer, Head of Compliance & Risk Management Unit

Keisuke Tagawa
Executive Officer, Head of Delight Promotion Unit

Daewoo Choi
Executive Officer, Head of Human Resources Unit

Masahide Tsushima
Executive Officer, Head of President's Office

Osamu Ikeda
Specialist Officer (Game Development)

Toru Yamaguchi
Specialist Officer (System Architecture)

Yu Sasaki
Specialist Officer (Game Production)

Susa Abe
Specialist Officer (Legal)

Koji Tachibana
Specialist Officer (Finance)

(As of Apr 1, 2018)

Group Employees

Under the above executives, over 2,000 talented employees of different backgrounds are working under our cultural standards, DeNA Quality.

DeNA Quality

Focus on substance

We focus on providing true value

Stretch ourselves

We strive to achieve the highest level of professionalism at all times

Have an elevated perspective

We are always conscious of the wider context of our work

Be transparent & honest

We communicate openly and honestly to achieve results as a team

Speak Up

We fearlessly share our thoughts