General information

Company name Kokyo, Inc.
Founding April 16th, 2009
Representative director CEO Kazuhiko Sumimura (Ph.D (engneering), MBA, Achievements(in Japanese)Facebook
Capital stock ¥15,000,000 (at Dec. 2012)
Location (until 2024/3/2)
No.5 Hase Bldg. 2F, 637, Suiginyacho,Shimogyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 600-8411, Japan
(from 2024/3/3 onward, due to our headquarter movement)
131 Takeda Nishidangawaracho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, 612-8429, Japan
  • Manufacturing Beamprofilers and ultrafast laser kit
  • Distribution of optical products
  • Running the site to learn the basics of optical and laser “Optipedia (in Japanese)”
  • Kosuke Takahashi (Lawyer)
  • Sadao Nakai (Osaka Univ. honorary professor,Former president of the graduate school for the creation of new photonics industries,The head of laser society of japan)
  • Yasuo Masuda (Certified social insurance labor consultant)

Management Board of Kokyo, Inc.

Kazuhiko Sumimura
CEO – Ph. D (Engineering), MBA
Specializing in fiber lasers and ultrashort pulse lasers, engaged in research and development from basics to applications. Our company was established in April 2009 with a strong desire to enrich society with light and laser technologies.

Keigo Matsunaga
CFO – Master (Engineering)
After joining Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, engaged in sales for domestic corporations and sales to foreign financial institutions. He has been involved in global planning in New York for five years and has been appointed CFO of our company.

Kenta Hara
After joining Nidec, engaged in overseas sales, mainly for North American and Taiwanese customers. He was involved in local development sales in Taiwan for 7 years, then engaged in new business in China, and became a director of our company.