Our Team

川嶋 健嗣

Kenji Kawashima( )

Chairman ・ Professor, School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo

He received his doctoral degree in engineering from the Department of Control Engineering at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1997.
His research interests are medical robotics and man-machine systems based on precise measurement control of compressible fluids.
He has been involved in research and development of surgical robots for more than 16 years with surgical faculty members at Tokyo Medical and Dental University.
In 2012, his proposal to develop a pneumatically-driven surgical robot was accepted by the Program for Creating Start-ups from Advanced Research and Technology (START Program) by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Japan.
He started a venture from Tokyo Institute of Technology and Tokyo Medical and Dental University in 2014.

川嶋 健嗣

Kotaro Tadano( )

CEO ・ Associate Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology

  1. 2007: Completed the latter doctoral course, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology.
  2. 2013: Associate professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology Specialized in robotics and control engineering and engaged in R&D of surgical robot, man-machine system, and pneumatic system.
  3. 2014: Founded the Company and joined as a founding member.
  4. 2018: Assumed the office of CTO to lead development operation.
  5. 2020: Assumed the office of CEO.

Junichi Sakata( )

Vice President

Graduated from Waseda University Graduate School of Information and Communication Studies Dr .: Information and Communication Engineering.
Specialized fields are information and communication engineering, management information system design.
After working as a technical consultant and professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology at Andersen Co., Ltd., he participated in the founding of Riverfield in 2014 as a founding member.
He is currently responsible for CFO operations, intellectual property strategy and international operations.

Kiyoteru Miyashita( )

Director ・ Regulatory Affairs Department Manager

Taking charge of regulatory affairs , QMS, quality assurance, and safety management.

Takahiro Kanno

CTO・Executive Officer, Design & Development Department

2013: Completed the doctoral course, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Science, Kyoto University.
2013: Program for Creating STart-ups from Advanced Research and Technology (START) Project Researcher, Precision and Intelligence Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology.
2013: Assistant Professor, Institute of Biomaterials and Bioengineering, Tokyo Medical and Dental University.
2019: Associate Professor, Institute of Biomaterials and Bioengineering, Tokyo Medical and Dental University.
2020: Assumed the office of CTO.

Toshikazu Kita()

Executive Officer, Mechanical design Sec., Design & Development Department

Hiroshi Watanabe()

Executive Officer, Development Management Office

Nobuaki Yamamoto()

Executive Officer, Service Sec., Business Development Department

Kouhei Moritan()

Executive Officer, Management Department