SPACETIDE Foundation | Japan
Masayasu Ishida incorporated SPACETIDE foundation in 2016 with the aim of paving the way for new space business. SPACETIDE foundation conducts cross-industry activities related to new space business for the development and expansion of the space industry overall. One of its main activities is the Japan's first and biggest space business conference. Masayasu is also Director of global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney and has over 15 years of consulting experience with focusing on Aerospace and Automotive. In the space industry, Masayasu has been supporting start-ups, investors, terrestrial industry players as well as aerospace players. On top of that, as an acting member of Japan's National Space Policy committee, Masayasu has been contributing to the policymaking in the Japanese government especially in terms of fostering and developing the new space industry. Masayasu holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tokyo.