GAILABO was launched as a joint venture between Mitsui & Co. and Sony Network Communications.
The world is full of untapped, unutilized data. Our mission is to unlock the value of data and fully harness the dormant value within. To realize our mission, we work to provide clients with true solutions armed with the business expertise of Mitsui & Co. with its global frontline operations, and the sophisticated technologies of Sony, which provides cutting-edge AI and cloud technologies to society.
Currently, we mainly provide AI products to clients in our specialized area of finance, support improvements in screening and collection accuracy for financial institutions, and thereby endeavor to realize a society in which every person has access to financial services.
We draw from our business know-how to propose solutions to challenges at the frontlines.
Backed by Sony Group, our engineers tirelessly pursue new technologies and solutions to provide a robust, sophisticated level of technological capabilities.
Giving priority to our clients and their needs, we strive for flexibility in proposing and developing solutions.
Joined Sony Finance International, Inc. in 1992.
Served as General Manager of the Business Planning Department at Sony Corporation of America and the Business Strategy Department of FeliCa Networks, Inc. Has experienced a wide range of operations in finance, including credit cards, electronic money, credit card settlement platforms, and contactless IC cards. Following assignments at Sony Network Communications Inc., became CPO of GAILABO in 2019, and was appointed CMO in July 2021.
Joined Mitsui & Co. in 2003, and engaged in domestic sales of steel products & mobility business (automobile manufacturing, wholesale, logistics, leasing, sales finance) in Southeast Asia, India, & Japan. Has overseas experience in Turkey, Philippines & India. Was appointed President & CEO of GAILABO in March 2022.
Joined Sony Corporation in 2013. As a part of R&D operations at the headquarters, engaged in client libraries and IT cloud system development, as well as IoT product architecture and design.
Later became in charge of the fintech field, technological development of a system for AI-based credit scoring, and MLOps.
Seconded from Sony to GAILABO as an AI engineer in November 2020, and appointed CTO in July 2021.
Joined Sony Corporation in 2011. As a part of R&D operations at the headquarters, engaged in R&D of recommendation technologies for games, photography, news content, etc. Later became in charge of developing technologies for AI-based dialogue systems targeting financial firms. In November 2020, was seconded from Sony to GAILABO as a machine learning engineer.
An interview article with Makoto Ichikawa(President and CEO of GAILABO) has been posted on the official website of the online exhibition hosted by DMM.com.
The article of “AI demand forecast for construction equipment” has been updated.
The demo movie of our “AI Scoring BI (Business Intelligence) service is available now.
XAI (Explainable AI) service was launched
AI Scoring BI (Business Intelligence) service Launched (Service name: GAILABO BI)
|Company Name||Global AI Innovations Laboratory Co., Ltd.|
|Head Office||1-18-6, Nishishimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo TEL: (81-3)6205-7970|
|Paid-in Capital||420 million yen|
|Established||October 1, 2019|
President & CEO: Makoto Ichikawa (Mitsui)
Director CPO: Keiji Shiotani (Sony Network Communications)
Director: Go Watanuki (Sony Network Communications)
Director: Kazunori Nakagawa (Mitsui)
Director: Shinya Kawano (Mitsui)
|Corporate Auditor||Shigeki Morimoto (Mitsui)|
Mitsui & Co., Ltd (60%)
Sony Network Communications, Inc. (40%)
|Business Activities||Development, sales, and operation of AI solutions|