Mr. Fujimura oversees content partnerships with global media partners for SmartNews, one of the most popular news apps in Japan and abroad. In 2000, he founded atmarkIT (now ITmedia, Inc., TYO: 2148), one of the largest online media company in Japan, where he held positions as CEO and Chairman. In the 1990s, he served as editor-in-chief at ASCII Corp. (now KADOKAWA Corp.) and head of marketing at Lotus Corp. (now IBM Japan, Ltd.). He graduated from Hosei University in 1978 with undergraduate study in economics. Mr. Fujimura is now one of the directors of Factcheck Initiative Japan, in addition to the work of SmartNews.
Senior Vice President of Media Business Development