WonderPlanet Inc. (WonderPlanet, headquartered in Nagoya, Founder and CEO Tomoki Tsunekawa), which plans, develops, operates and markets full native applications and games for smart devices, has announced its appointment of Atsushi Okada of law firm Mori Hamada & Matsumoto to the role of outside Auditor as of November 29, 2016.
Okada’s selection is based on the judgment that his deep knowledge of corporate law related to digital entertainment and his overseas experience in Silicon Valley and elsewhere will enable him to provide WonderPlanet with valuable advice and recommendations particularly on legal matters concerning its further global expansion.
Under the Companies Act, the company has simultaneously become a company with a board of auditors by having three or more auditors in place. This will further strengthen its system of corporate governance going forward.
♦ New auditor
Born in 1979, in Tokyo Prefecture, Japan. Graduated from the Faculty of Law, the University of Tokyo. In 2002, he registered as an attorney-at-law and took up his current position at Mori Sogo law firm (now Mori Hamada & Matsumoto). He graduated from Harvard Law School in 2007 and from 2008 worked at the Silicon Valley law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges. In the same year, he registered as an attorney-of-law in New York State. He served as Lecturer at the College of Law and Politics, Rikkyo University 2010 to 2011 and has been a Visiting Professor at the Graduate School of Business, Aoyama University since 2011. In 2012 he became Advisor for Damage from Counterfeit Products at the Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation. Since 2015 he has been a Lecturer for the Infringement Litigation Training Program for Patent Attorneys at the Japan Patent Attorneys Association.
■ Company Outline
Name: WonderPlanet Inc.
Address: New-Sakae Building 6F, 3-23-18 Nishiki, Naka-ku, Nagoya
Founded: September 3, 2012
Founder and CEO: Tomoki Tsunekawa
Business: Planning, developing, operating and marketing full native applications and games for smart devices
Management team profile