Faith Inc. CEO & President, Representative Director
HAJIME HIRASAWA Profile

Born in Kyoto in March 26, 1967

March 1990 Gained a Bachelor of Arts in Musicology, Osaka University of Arts

Professional Career

1990
Joined the Kyoto Headquarters of Nintendo Co., Ltd.
1992
Founder, CEO and President, Representative Director, Faith, Inc. (present)
(September 4, 2001: listed on the JASDAQ Securities Exchange; September 10, 2002: listed on first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange)
2004
Outside Director, Pasona Group Inc. (present)
2010
Chairman, Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd. (present)

Experience in Private Organizations

2003
Review Committee Member, Osaka Industrial Promotion Organization (-March 2006)
2009
Executive Board Member, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra (-March 2013)
2013
Deputy Director, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra (present)

Experience in the Public Sector

2003
Member of the Council on Copyrighted Work Distribution and Contract System, Agency for Cultural Affairs (-March 2004)
2005
Member of the Content Task Force, Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters at Cabinet Secretariat, and an advisory panel to the prime minister (Junichiro Koizumi) (-July 2007)
2012
Member of the Content Task Force, Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters at Cabinet Secretariat, and an advisory panel to the prime minister (Shinzo Abe) (-October 2013)
2014
Member of investigative commission on NHK to enhance the capability of information transmission for overseas broadcasting (August 2014-)

Experience in Education

2003
Director of Kyoto Soai Gakuen (present)
2013
Visiting professor at Osaka School of International Public Policy (present)

Awards and Achievements

2004
Awarded the Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office Award
(Faith rated an excellent company for its utilization of the industrial property rights system)
2004
Received the Medal with Blue Ribbon (National Award)
(the youngest recipient in history)

Qualifications (Education-related)

1990
Junior High School Teacher License Class I (Music)
1990
Senior High School Teacher License Class I (Music)
1994
Kindergarten Teacher License Class II 2

Talks & Lectures

 
Delivered at Osaka University, Waseda University, Keio University, Osaka University of Arts, Tokyo University of Technology, Doshisha University, and many other venues

Publications

2011
Shigoto o Tanoshimu ga Kachi! —Raku o suru Tame ni Doryoku Suru— (He Who Enjoys His Work Performs Better! —Make the Effort to Work Comfortably—), Kanki Publishing
2010
Shigoto-tte ko Iu Koto Datta no ka (Now I Understand How Work is Done), Kanki Publishing
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