Elix, Inc. is a research-oriented technology company specialized in deep learning and machine learning. We focus on AI drug discovery, materials informatics, computer vision and edge AI.
In addition to talented AI researches and AI engineers, more than half of the team members have Ph.D. degrees and come from different specialities such as chemisty, biology and physics. This diverse lineup gives us the capability to always be on the cutting-edge of AI research and development.
We promptly apply cutting-edge technology to industries and contribute to business development.
The Elix team consists of a diverse international team who all share a strong passion for deep learning. Together we strive to solve some of the world's most challenging problems.
Co-Founder & CEO
Shinya earned a PhD in physics. After working as an engineer at DeNA and a Singapore startup, he co-founded Elix in 2016.
Co-Founder & COO
Tatsuya majored in electrical and electronics engineering, and information science. After working as an intern at a Singapore startup, he co-founded Elix in 2016.
Corporate Planning Director
After graduation from Waseda University, Saki worked as a strategic planner at LIFULL Co., Ltd., and joined Creww Inc. in 2015. Has experienced the operations of accelerator programs and the launches of several new businesses, she joined Elix in 2018 and is now responsible for recruitment, finance, accounting, and public relations.
Double majored in Computer Science and Psychology and furthered his studies with a graduate course in Mathematics, Romeo has been a professional software engineer for the past 7 years before joining Elix in February 2019.
Daniel has a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Prior to joining Elix in March 2019, he worked as a core developer for an Australian cryptocurrency exchange. He has worked on API’s, ICO’s, websites, machine-learning systems, simulations, robotic systems and electric race-cars.
Graduate degree in Computer Science and Master degree in Machine Learning from Paris VI.
Passionate about Deep Learning, Paul did a research internship at the National Institue of Informatics (Tokyo). Prior to joining Elix in May 2019, he built financial solutions at scale for three years bringing state of the art research to global businesses.
Jiro ramen lover.
Hailing from Malaysia, Jun Jin obtained his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from RMIT University, Melbourne. He then obtained a Master's degree in Artificial Intelligence from Tokyo Institute of Technology. Passionate about machine learning research and development, he has worked with several technology companies over the period of his studies.
On his journey from Kyrgyzstan to Japan, Nazim spent 6 years in Istanbul, obtaining his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Molecular Biology from Fatih University. He then earned a Ph.D. degree in Immunology from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU). Prior to joining Elix in April 2020, Nazim worked as a research fellow at TMDU.
Casey received a Ph.D. from North Carolina State University and a Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University, both in Chemical Engineering. Prior to joining Elix, he developed medical diagnostic platforms as a Research Manager at Sysmex Corporation. Casey first came to Japan as a post-doctoral scholar at the OIST. He has published 12 peer-reviewed journal articles and a book chapter in the fields of polymer chemistry, materials science and microfluidics.
After completing both Bachelor and Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Federal Universities in Nigeria, Joshua continued to pursue and earn a Ph.D. in System Information Science from Tohoku University, Japan, through the Japanese Government MEXT scholarship. He has gained industry experience and developed deep learning solutions for perception in consumer electronics, and autonomous vehicles before joining Elix in June 2020.