Katsuaki Sato

Founder/CEO, Metaps Inc.

Katsuaki Sato

Metaps Inc.



Born in Fukushima Prefecture in 1986. Established Metaps Inc. in 2007 while attending university and was appointed representative director. In 2011, launched in Singapore an app monetization platform that utilizes artificial intelligence. Metaps currently has eight global operations in Japan, China, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the U.S. (San Francisco) and the U.K. (London). In 2014, introduced “SPIKE,” an ecommerce transaction service that now has more than 100,000 users. In August 2015, Metaps listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Market. Was selected as the “Top 10 Entrepreneurs Who Will Save Japan” for 2015 by Forbes and “The 100 People for Japan’s Breakthrough” by AERA.