Masa Shinomiya is a senior mechanical engineer at Yamaha Motor Ventures, where he is responsible for providing engineering support for portfolio companies.
Previously, he worked as a body design engineer for a scooter in Yamaha Motor.
Prior to that, he worked as a CAE engineer. He supported structural design, such as for commercial motorcycles, race bikes, surface mounter, and various research projects.
Masa graduated from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology with a master of Mechanical system engineering.
In his leisure time he enjoys riding motorcycles and skiing.
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Yamaha Motor's long term vision is to solve major social problems such as feeding the world sustainably, enhancing human possibilities, enabling longer, healthier lives, moving people and goods around the world.
We make exploratory investments in startups solving these problems.
OUR FOCUS AREAS
Accelerating the electrification of commercial transportation with powered trailers for the heavy-duty truck market.
Transportation Visibility SaaS that leverages TMS and telematics to identify and resolve supply chain issues in real time.
A comprehensive 3D safeguarding solution for safe interaction between humans and robots.
Automated high-speed pciking solutions using proprietary soft robotic grippers, 3D machine vision and artificial intelligence software.
DIGITAL HEALTH & WELLNESS
Loop+ prevents pressure injuries from wheelchair users by using a smart sensor seating pad to monitor activity.