Jun Asakawa, CEO of Pale Blue, was selected as one of the innovators under the age of 35 who will create the future in the “Innovators Under 35 Japan 2020”, the Japanese version of the “Innovators Under 35”, a global award organized by MIT Technology Review to celebrate and support the activities of talented young innovators.
Innovators Under 35 is a global award organized by MIT Technology Review, a global media company owned by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, since 1999 to celebrate and support the activities of talented young innovators. In the past, Google co-founder Sergey Brin and Facebook co-founder, chairman, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg have won the award.
The Innovators Under 35 Japan is the Japanese version of the Innovators Under 35 competition, and is the seventh local version held this year, following China and Europe. This year, more than 300 domestic and international candidates were nominated and applied for the award in the five fields of computer/electronics, transportation, Internet, AI/robotics, and software, and 13 winners were finally selected. The winners of the Japanese version will be nominated as candidates for the next year’s global version.
For more information on the winners, please refer to the MIT Technology Review (Japan edition) website.