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Masaaki Sugimoto

Masaaki Sugimoto

Co-founder & SVP, Board Member Elephantech


He is M.S., Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo. He completed coursework without obtaining a degree, doctorate program, Graduate School of System Design and Management, Keio University. In January 2014, he co-founded Elephantech Inc (Former AgIC Inc.) and became Board Member and Vice President. At SXSW, where Elephantech launched its Kickstarter at its inception, he hosted a session in 2016 called "Weird Startups from Japanese Universities". He spent his time at the university researching hot springs and the environment for innovation. He currently serves as the executive in charge of Elephantech Additive Manufacturing Center.


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