ABOUT US

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.

COPORATE
PROFILE
Company
Elix, Inc.
CEO
Shinya Yuki
Address
Daini Togo Park Building 3F, 8-34 Yonbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0081 Japan
Banks
Mizuho Bank, Shibuya Branch
Customers
Astellas Pharma Inc., Bridgestone Corporation, CAC Corporation, Hirosaki University, Honda R&D Co.,Ltd, Huawei Technologies Japan K.K., KONICA MINOLTA, INC., Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine Kyoto University, Nisshinbo Holdings Inc., NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.,Nisshinbo Holdings Inc., Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, Riken, Showa Denko K.K., Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
members
MEMBERS

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.

  • Casey Galvin

    Research Engineer

    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.

  • Daniel Mechea

    AI Engineer

    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.

  • Joshua Owoyemi

    AI Engineer

    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.

  • Jun Jin Choong

    AI Engineer

    Majoring in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, prior to joining Elix, Jun Jin obtained his Ph.D. and Master's degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology. Before that, he received his Bachelor in Computer Science degree from RMIT University, Melbourne. Passionate about research and development on machine learning, Jun Jin has spent his free time working with various technology companies throughout his studies. As a Malaysian, he enjoys the cultural diversity and uniqueness of both Elix and Japan.

  • Laurent Dillard

    AI Engineer

    Graduated from a double master degree program in applied mathematics and computer vision from CentraleSupélec and École Normale Supérieur de Cachan, Laurent accomplished his end of studies internship at Riken AIP (Tokyo). He then worked as a lead machine learning engineer for a company applying deep learning to radiology before joining Elix in October 2020.

  • Nazim Medzhidov

    Research Engineer

    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.

  • Paul Willot

    AI Engineer

    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.

  • Pierre Wüthrich

    AI Engineer

    After completion of the Bachelor program in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at EPFL (Switzerland), Pierre obtained a Master's degree from the Chemical System Engineering department at the Engineering School of the University of Tokyo. Prior to joining Elix, he worked for two years as a Deep Learning Engineer at a startup company specialized in machine automation.

  • Romeo Cozac

    AI Engineer

    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.

  • Saki Ito

    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.

  • Shinya Yuki

    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.

  • Tatsuya Okubo

    Co-Founder & COO

    Tatsuya majored in electrical and electronics engineering at National College of Technology (Kosen), and got a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from University of Tsukuba. He did an internship at a startup in Singapore. After graduation, he co-founded Elix in 2016. Lifelong learner. He wants to be immortal.

OUR
HISTORY
November 4, 2016
Established Elix, Inc. in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
February 1, 2018
The headquarters of Elix, Inc. was relocated to 4-3-1, Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
November 1, 2019
The headquarters of Elix, Inc. was relocated to Daini Togo Park Building, 8-34 Yonbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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Address
Daini Togo Park Building 3F, 8-34 Yonbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0081 Japan