About Authlete

Overview

Company Name
Authlete, Inc.
Date Founded
September 18, 2015
Representative
Takahiko Kawasaki
Capital
223.35 Million Yen
Main Business Activities
Planning, development and operation of Authlete BaaS
Consulting service related to Authlete BaaS
Location
FINOLAB, Otemachi Bldg 4F,
Otemachi 16-1 Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0004 Japan
Investors
MTI Ltd, Toppan Printing Co., Ltd,
NTT Docomo Ventures, Inc., 500 Startups
Awards
Grand Prize at FIBC 2017
IBM Award at Draper Nexux B2B Summit in Tokyo 2018
NTT Data Open Innovation Contest 10 Tokyo Winner

Access

Address

FINOLAB, Otematchi Bldg 4F,
Otematchi 1-6-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0004, Japan

Transportation

Otemachi Station

  • Marunouchi Line (M-18)
  • Hanzomon Line (Z-08)
  • Chiyoda Line (C-11)
  • Tozai Line (T-09)
  • Mita Line (I-09)

The nearest gate is "Otemachi 2 chome Gate" of Marunouchi Line. The gate is near A5 Exit. Note that Otemachi Station is large and Otemachi Building is far from Mita Line and Tozai Line.

Address

Level39, One Canada Square,
Canary Wharf, London E14 5AB, UK

Transportation

Canary Wharf Station

  • Jubilee Line
  • DLR

Team

team people

Takahiko Kawasaki

Co-Founder, Representative Director

Software engineer who designed and implemented Authlete

team people

Ali Adnan

Co-Founder, Director

Serial entrepreneur with over 30-year international business experience

team people

Joseph Heenan

Senior Architect

Project lead of the official FAPI conformance suite, FAPI spec editor

team people

Justin Richer

Principal Architect

Author of “OAuth 2 in Action”, OAuth/OIDC spec writer, lead developer of MITREid Connect

team people

Tatsuo Kudo

VP of Solution Strategy

Digital Identity Professional with more than 20-year experience

team people

Henrik Falck

Solution Architect

Certified Kubernetes Administrator and security specialist with 20 year experience in delivering software solutions

team people

Hideki Ikeda

Co-Founder, Senior Engineer

Dev Lead


team people

Nami Ashizawa

Director

Accounting & Operation


team people

Hiroko Soga

Business Development

Sales & Project Management


team people

Kazuya Sugimura

Business Development

Finance & Digital Marketing


team people

Masakiyo Morikawa

Solution Consultant

Consulting


Outside Directors

Nat Sakimura

Nat Sakimura is the representative partner of NAT Consulting. Besides being an author/editor of such widely used standards as OpenID Connect, FAPI, JWT (RFC7519), JWS (RFC7515), OAuth PKCE (RFC7636) ISO/IEC 29184, ISO/IEC 29100 Amd.1, he helps communities to organize themselves to realize the ideas around identity and privacy. As the chairman of the board of the OpenID Foundation, he streamlined the process, bolstered the IPR management, and greatly expanded the breadth of the Foundation spanning over 10 working groups whose members include large internet services, mobile operators, financial institutions, governments, etc. He is also active in public policy space. He has been serving in various committees in the Japanese government including Study Group on the Platform Services of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications and Study Group on the competition in Digital Market of the Fair Trade Commission of Japan.

Iku Mohamed

Iku Mohamed is Chairman and CEO of Diginex Japan. Iku founded Japan Digital Entertainment, Inc. in 1997, produced TV Animation series Bubu ChaCha and globally distributed in 1999. Iku also founded Jolt Co., Ltd., in 2004, a mobile application development company which provided services for 11 major Japanese mobile handset manufacturers and mobile operators. Iku received his BA in International Business and Economics from Sophia University (Tokyo).

Advisory Board

Don Thibeau

Don is the Executive Director of the OpenID Foundation, a non-profit, international standards development organization of individuals and companies committed to enabling, promoting and protecting open source identity technologies.

The Foundation’s membership includes leaders from across the globe, industry sectors and governments that collaborate on the development, adoption and deployment of open identity standards.

Formed in June 2007, the Foundation serves as a public trust organization representing an international community of developers, platform providers, and governments providing needed infrastructure and leadership in promoting and supporting expanded adoption of OpenID Connect, the Financial-grade API and other standards.