Consensus Base Inc.
CEO Hiroshi Shimo

Founder & CEO of Japan based blockchain technology company, Consensus Base. He has a deep expertise in blockchain consulting and system development, advising more than 80 projects for Japanese major companies so far, including Softbank Corporation, Nomura Securities, Daiwa Securities Group, Japan Exchange Group, NEC, and CTC. Consensus Base offers technology & business consulting, system development, and also provides their own service including NFT trading system. He has published more than 12 technology books and articles, focused on Bitcoin, Ethereum, Quorum and latest blockchain topics as of July 2020. He also served as a member of the Blockchain investigation committee within the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). He majored in computer science at University of South Alabama.
CEO profile
Activities related to block chains
a member of IBC.TECHNOLOGY
IBC is a community of block chain consultants and experts all over the world. Read more
a member of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s “Block Chain Review Committee”
a representative of Japan Block Chain User Group Read more
Appearances/Contributions to Media
Magazines:”Nikkei BP mook / Block Chain & Bitcoin” Here
Nikkei Computer (July 7, 2016 issue) Here
TV programs: Nikkei CNBC “The Finance Debate” Here
Fin-tech Forum by Bank of Japan  Read more (Japanese)
Japan Electronic Trading Conference 2016  Read more (Japanese)
FIBC (Financial Innovation Business Conference)  Read more

Achievements at Consensus Base
Seven Bank, Ltd. (Block Chain Internal Study Group)
SoftBank Corp. (Demonstration experiment of international fund-raising platform) Read more (HTML)
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (Block chain Technology Workshop)
Daiwa Institute of Research Ltd. (Demonstration experiment on Myanmar capital market) Read more (PDF)
GMO GlobalSign K.K (Personal authentication system on block chain)  Read more (HTML)
ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (In-house development experiment system)
a major telecommunications company (bitcoin related service)
CurrencyPort Limited (Demonstration experiment etc.)
multiple startup companies (sales offices, exchanges, etc.)

and many others (in no particular order, titles omitted)

Individual achievements
Nomura Research Institute, Ltd., Nomura Securities Co.,Ltd. (Field trial in securities field)
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd., Information Services International-Dentsu, Ltd., CurrencyPort Limited (Demonstration experiment of syndicated loan)
Japan Exchange Group, Inc., Nomura Research Institute, Ltd., Nomura Securities Co.,Ltd., SBI SECURITIES Co.,Ltd., Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. etc. (Demonstration experiment on securities)
a certain manufacturer (Stamp-related demonstration experiment)
Translate and construct Japanese site of global bitcoin related projects

and many others (titles omitted)