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Introduction of Staff

Deputy Director General

Makoto Maeda
Born in Fukuoka in 1962. After graduating Department of Electronic Engineering of National Institute of Technology, Kurume College, He joined NEC Corporation and engaged in designing and researching. After that, he entered Kyushu Matsushita Electric Co., Ltd. (subsequently renamed Connected Solutions Company of Panasonic Corporation) and involved in planning and sales in Saga division and domestic sales department. Since 2004, he worked for coordinating and managing public-private-academia cooperation projects in Intellectual Property office of Kyushu University (subsequently renamed Academic Research and Industrial Collaboration Management Office) and held posts of associate professor and deputy director. Since 2014, he has been working as a president director of Kyushu TLO Company, Limited until now.

2012~2018 Fukuoka Directive Council Smart city Working Group sub leader
2019~ Fukuoka Directive Council Deputy Director General

[Public work experience]

Senior General Manager of Fukuoka Ruby and Software Industry Promotion Committee
Secretary of Fukuoka City Creative Fukuoka Promotion Council
Executive Officer of Kyushu Pro Search LLP
Member of Fukuoka City startup supporters
Secretary / Director General of My-IoT Consortium
Ogori City Board of Education member