Directors

CEOSho Yamada

Sho Yamada<

Joined Adways in 2007 as a new grad, where he served as product manager of the PC affiliate service "JANet" in 2009. Subsequently, he launched CPI adnetwork "Appdriver" and a number of new business. Appointed a general manager of new business development in October 2012, Appointed Executive Officer of New Business in April 2014 and got promoted to Senior Executive officer in January 2016. After taking on the roles of Director in June 2020, he was appointed CEO in July 2021.

Director and ChairmanHaruhisa Okamura

Haruhisa Okamura

Founder of Adways Group.
Okamura established Adways Agency (Former Adways Inc.) in 2000 and he established Adways Inc. in 2001.
He served as the company's CEO since its founding in 2001, he was appointed Director and Chairman in July 2021.

DirectorNobuyoshi 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 has served as a Director.

DirectorShingo Kano

Sho Yamada<

Joined Adways in 2007 as a new grad. In 2010, Kano became Division Manager of Internet Ad Business. In 2013, he became Executive Officer of Internet Advertising. In 2015, Kano became in charge of global marketing, and in 2016, became Senior Executive Officer serving also as Director of overseas subsidiaries. In 2018, he became in charge of management strategy in Adways group.
Since June 2019, Kano has served as Director.

DirectorAkihiko 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 has served as a Director.

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
Japan Advertisement Business
Yuta Nakayama

Sean Lee

Joined Adways in 2010 as a new grad and became in charge of PC affiliate service JANet. Launched App & Web business department and became a manager in 2013. In 2017, he became a General manager of the domestic advertising business and in 2018, serves as Executive Officer.
Since January 1st, 2021, Nakayama was appointed as Senior Executive Officer, remains committed to leading the domestic advertising 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
New Business Strategy
Sang Won 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 was appointed as Executive officer of Global Business Development, and also became CEO of Adways Innovations India and Adways Korea. Since February 2019, Lee serves as executive officer of New business strategy.