Give every individual the fuel to thrive.
Stronger individuals build resilient teams.
Building a society
where everyone is creative and enjoys working.
To compete with machinery, or to master it?
Remarkable advances in AI, IoT, and robotics have brought a great wave of change that might even be called a new Industrial Revolution. Some people might fear that this change will cause them to lose their jobs, or feel a vague anxiety about ominous sci-fi concepts like the singularity.
However, we feel optimistic about change. We believe that in the future it will be important to master machinery rather than compete with it. Simple repetitive work and past analysis can be left to machines while we think about how to build tomorrow. Our unique fantasies and visions will become jobs. How exciting to think that this ideal future is around the corner.
A team where everyone is a hero
What does “work” mean to you?
We believe that to “work” is to “contribute to society”. In other words, it means always being needed by society.
From our past experience being entrusted with development, we have learned that customers do not simply want a program that is made exactly to their demands; rather, they are looking for a service that even they did not realize they wanted. This caused us to think seriously about what makes an ideal society, and we made a bold change of direction toward SaaS (Software as a Service: provision of IT services through the Internet) activities to create services needed by society.
Put simply, our ideal workstyle is to have a team where everyone acts as a hero or heroine. These kinds of teams are common in TV shows, comics, sports, and even pop groups, but as of yet cannot be found in many workplaces. That is why we developed TeamSpirit as a tool to make such a team possible.
TeamSpirit collects the activities of workers in a log to provide visibility on how they work, and to show what their important activities are and whether they are prioritizing their time toward those important activities.
Continue being a customer service company that offers new values.
However, we have just gotten started on activities to improve worker performance. Using feedback from all of our customers, we will work to improve regular functions and ask for further evaluation. This positive cycle will keep TeamSpirit a constantly high-functioning and easy to use service.
We expect that with further advancements in AI and IoT, TeamSpirit will one day become a supportive assistant the likes of R2-D2. Until that day comes, we intend to continue being a customer service company that is needed by society and offers new values.
We look forward to your continued support and guidance.
August 22, 2018
Koji Ogishima, CEO
CEO Koji Ogishima
Founded our company in 1996, and planned and developed “TeamSpirit”, a platform for workstyle reform, to start SaaS business in 2011. Previously, as an independent contractor, he was engaged in developing packaged applications for financial institutions and operational risk consulting in Toshiba Corporation and Toshiba Solution Corporation.
Director, Strategic Planning & Corporate Yasufumi Yamashita
He joined TeamSpirit as head of strategic planning office in Sep 2019 and is board member since Nov 2019. Before joining TeamSpirit, he started his career in Sun Microsystems as Enterprise Sales covering Retail and Service industry. From 2010, he joined Oracle Japan by management integration and was in charge of Oracle Japan strategy planning, CEO office work and Operations manager for Applications BU.
Director, Service Development Go Nakano
In 1991, joined Accenture (formally Andersen Consulting) as consultant. In 2001, joined a Japanese subsidiary of RS Components headquartered in UK and then transferred to Singapore taking a role as Head of Product Management in APAC. After working as a consultant in another company, joined TeamSpirit Inc. in 2016 and then transferred to be Managing Director of TeamSpirit Singapore Pte Ltd in 2017. Currently, serving as a director of the board since Novenber 2019.
Director, Solution Sales & Service Yoshitomo Sugawara
Started career in 1988 with Nihon Unisys, Ltd. In 1996, joined Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd. Since then, joined salesforce.com Co.,Ltd in 2015. Previously, was Head of Sales & Alliances in Cornerstone OnDemand Japan K.K.
In July 2020, joined TeamSpirit and currently served as a director of the board since November 2020.
Director Shoichi SOGA
Started career in 1992 with Price Waterhouse in Japan as a certified public accountant. Since then, worked with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and in several venture corporations. In 2018, became Managing Officer, accounting and finance of SEMBA CORPORATION. In July 2020, joined in TeamSpirit and oversaw corporate functions. He currently served as a director of the board since November 2020.
Director (Outside) Katsunori Fruichi
He became a president and representative director of Box Japan in 2013. Previously, he was CEO and others of VeriSign Japan K.K.(now DigiCert Japan G.K.). He joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation in 1985.
Director (Outside) Hidetoshi Torami
Started career in 1990 with Deloitte Touch Tohmatsu Ltd. (formerly Deloitte & Touche) in the U.S. as an auditor. Since then, various roles in several multi-national corporations working in the U.S. and Japan. In 2009, became Vice President and CFO of Sosei Group Corporation. In 2020, after a one-year stint as Board Director of Tella Inc., became founding board member and COO of a Japanese biotech company, miRax Therapeutics K.K.
Full-time Auditor (Outside) Yuji Takayasu
Certified Public Accountant and Certified Public Tax Accountant. He established the Takayasu CPA firm and became the director in 2004. Previously, he joined Inoue Saito Eiwa Audit Corporation (now KPMG AZSA LLC) in 1993.
Auditor (Outside) Masahiro Ito
He has worked at City Lights Law since December 2017 and been a partner of Uchida & Samejima Law Firm since January 2013. He was registered as a lawyer in 2008 after the entrance to Hitotsubashi University School of Law in 2004. Previously, he worked at Skylight Consulting Inc. He joined Andersen Consulting (now Accenture Japan Ltd.) in 1996.
Auditor (external) Makiko Nakamori
Certified Public Accountant and Certified Public Tax Accountant. She established the Nakamori CPA firm and became the director in 1997. Previously, she worked at Inoue Saito Eiwa Audit Corporation (now KPMG AZSA LLC). She joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation in 1987.
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