Prior to K2 Inc., Shinsuke was a manager of Ask.jp at Ask.com Before joining Ask.com, Shinsuke worked as a Senior Associate at AskJeeves. He has more than ten years IT industry experience and his enthusiasm for creating more sustainable society with the leverage of business sectors. He is interested in strategic uses of environmental and corporate information. Last summer, he worked for Ecos Technologies in NYC and conducted business analyses and designed a web based environmental knowledge management service. He also led a social enterprise database project which monitors performance of a company’s social enterprise program. In summer 2000, he conducted Life Cycle Assessment of a yogurt product delivery system at the Center for Sustainable Systems at the University of Michigan. Shinsuke was a Senior Consultant for AVT Corporation based in Tokyo and San Francisco. He was a Project Leader of Product Design, Technology Research and Business Alliance for Recruit Co., LTD. in Tokyo. Prior that, he has five years experience in system development and management of a non-stop telecommunication system which processed 2 million transactions per day. He has been a Fellow of The Center for Advanced Engineering Study with Computer Science concentration at MIT. Shinsuke holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the Keio University in Tokyo. He is active in introducing his experiences in the MBA/MS Program in Japanese media. Shinsuke published several articles in Japanese publications.