Toshiyuki Ito, an expert in security theory and international relations theory, has been appointed as a strategic advisor for solution development for OSINT.

2021.02.02 Press release

--To the press -

Toshiyuki Ito, an expert in security theory and international relations theory, has been appointed as a strategic advisor for solution development for OSINT.

Masahiro Morimoto, President and CEO
2-12-23 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo
(Code number: 2158 TSE Mothers)

FRONTEO Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Masahiro Morimoto, hereinafter FRONTEO) has been appointed as an advisory board member of the company by Toshiyuki Ito as a strategic advisor in the development of solutions for OSINT using AI. I will announce that.


Mr. Ito is active in various fields such as writing and giving lectures as an expert in organizational theory, security theory, and crisis management, based on his abundant experience and knowledge as a former Maritime Self-Defense Force officer.By receiving advice from Mr. Ito on the analysis of international relations / political risks, especially from a geopolitical point of view, FRONTEO has established a holding network for organizations with strong ties with other countries and companies that are expanding their business internationally. We aim to expand the OSINT solution that is useful for supply chain analysis and economic security.


■ Biography: Toshiyuki Ito

Graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Defense Academy, and completed the master's program (area studies) at the University of Tsukuba.Became a submarine rider in the Maritime Self-Defense Force.Captain Hayashio, Defense Attaché of the Japanese Embassy in the United States, Commander of the 2nd Submarine, Chief of the Public Relations Office of the Maritime Staff Office, Chief of the Information Division, Information Officer of the Defense Intelligence Headquarters, Chief of the Command and Communication Information Department of the Maritime Staff Office, Maritime Self-Defense Force After working as the second art school chief, the integrated staff school chief, and the Maritime Self-Defense Force Kure district general manager, he has been a professor at the Kanazawa Institute of Technology Graduate School (Toranomon Campus) since 2 (Department of Innovation Management, Graduate School of Innovation Management).


【Specialized field】

Specialty: Leadership theory, organization theory, security theory, media theory, international relations theory, crisis management

Treatises / Books:

 Dissertation: Russian Foreign Policy (Analysis from Cultural Anthropological Aspects)

 Book: Leadership can be learned by anyone (AlphaPolis 2018)

 Supervision: Defense simulation! Self-Defense Forces vs Unified Korea (Takarajimasha 2020)

    Many contributions to the Sankei Shimbun Seiron column author and other newspapers and magazines

Awarded: "The Legion of Merit" by the U.S. Secretary of Defense for his work as a Defense Attaché

   "The Legion of Merit" by the U.S. Secretary of Defense for his achievements as Director of the Sea Curtain

Other specialized information: Director of Japan Society for Security and Crisis Management, Permanent Member of National Defense Association,

        Director of Japan Leadership Society




FRONTEO utilizes the original AI "KIBIT ®" that mainly analyzes text and the AI ​​"Concept Encoder (trademark conceptencoder ®)" that also supports analysis of text and numerical data, and makes sense for users from a huge amount of data. We have developed a solution to extract certain information and have been working on solving social issues.Its application range is expanding not only to the legal tech field, which has been a business since its founding, but also to the business intelligence and life science fields.Applying the natural language processing technology cultivated in this way and the AI ​​technology developed independently, we will work on OSINT research and provide solutions that can contribute to strategic thinking and decision making of organizations.




FRONTEO uses the self-developed AI engine "KIBIT" and "concept encoder" specializing in natural language processing to extract meaningful and important information from a huge amount of text data to support corporate business. A data analysis company. Since its establishment in August 2003, it has been expanding globally to Japan, the United States, South Korea, and Taiwan, focusing on legal tech businesses such as "e-discovery (electronic discovery)" and "digital forensic investigation" that support corporate international litigation. Has been deployed. From 8, based on the AI ​​technology cultivated in the legal tech business, we will expand the business field to the life science field and business intelligence field, and use AI to "turn text data into knowledge" to support drug discovery. We contribute to solving various corporate issues such as dementia diagnosis support, financial, human resources, and sales support. Listed on TSE Mothers on June 2014, 2007.The capital is 6 thousand yen (as of March 26, 2,568,651).


* FRONTEO, KIBIT, and concept encoder are registered trademarks of FRONTEO Inc.


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