Directors

Founder and CEOHaruhisa Okamura

Haruhisa Okamura

Founder of Adways Group.
Founded Adways Agency (Former Adways Inc.) in 2000 and started Adways in 2001.
Okamura serves as the company's CEO since its founding in February 2001.

Director, Head of
Japan business
Akihiko Nishioka

Akihiko Nishioka

Joined Adways in 2003 as a new grad. Launched mobile affiliate service Smart-C in 2004.
Nishioka became a general manager of Corporate Management in 2006 and executive officer in 2008. Additionally, he became CEO of Adways Ventures in 2008.
Since 2010, Nishioka serves as a director and manages Japan business.

Director, Head of
global business
Nobuyoshi Noda

Nobuyoshi Noda

Joined Adways in 2006 after 5 years of global marketing experiences at Fujifilm Holdings Corporation.
Noda engaged in mobile ad business and became the manager in 2009. In 2011, he became an executive officer.
Since 2013, Noda serves as a director and manages global business.

Director, Head of
New Business
Sho Yamada

Sho Yamada<

Joined Adways in 2007 as a new grad. Launched PC affiliate service JANet and became the product manager in 2009. In 2010, Yamada launched CPI adnetwork AppDriver and became a general manager of new business development. In 2014, he became an executive officer of new business and got promoted to senior executive officer after 2 years.
Since June 2016, Yamada now serves as a director of new business.

Executive Officers

Senior executive officer of
corporate management
Yoichi Tanaka

Yoichi Tanaka

Joined Adways in 2006. Took the lead in capital policy and M&A.
Became a general manager of corporate management in 2008.
In 2009, he became an executive offcer of corporate management.
Since 2011, Tanaka manages finance, accounting, IR and general affairs as a serior executive officer of corporate management.

Senior executive officer of
global marketing
Shingo Kano

Shingo Kano

Joined Adways in 2007 as a new grad.
In 2010, Kano became a division manager of internet business.
In 2013, he became an executive officer of advertising.
In 2015, Kano is in charge of global marketing and now serves as a senior executive officer.

Executive officer of
data business
Die Su

Die Su

Joined Adways in 2003. Die served as a director (later became a chairman of the board) and CEO of Adways Shanghai R&D Center and director of Adways head office in 2005.
In 2014, he became an executive officer of service development.
In 2016, Die is now in charge of data business.

Executive officer of
human resource management
Yoshiharu Matsushima

Yoshiharu Matsushima

Matsushima became a director of Adways in 2004.
In 2011 he left the post and in 2012 became an executive officer of HRM&PR. In 2015, Matsushima became an executive officer of human resource management.

Executive officer of
global business development
Sean Lee

Sean Lee

Joined Adways in 2016 as general manager of global business after 18 years of leadership experience at Samsung Group, Rakuten, Inc., and Amazon.com Inc. including product planning & management, R&D, marketing to the execution of corporate strategy and others. In 2017 he also became CEO of Adways Innovations India and director of Adways Korea.
Since July 2017, Lee serves as senior executive officer of global business development.