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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.


Vice manager of Smart city group, Fukuoka Directive Council
Secretary General of R&D platform for promoting export of agricultural, forestry and fishery produces in Kyushu and Okinawa
Advisor of IOT Study Group for Kyushu Economic Federation
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
Executive Managing Director of Kyushu Economic Forum
Chief of program deliberation committee for terrestrial main broadcasting “V-Low multimedia broadcasting” for mobile reception
Member of Fukuoka City startup supporters