Empire State Members

Introducing the higher ups of the Empire State Co, LTD

Empire State Members


Representative Director, President and CEO

板倉小陽 / Koyo Itakura


Born in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture. After graduating from Ritsumeikan University in 2020, he joined Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. as a new graduate. He worked in corporate sales, agency support, and projects for local governments in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture. He joined Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC in 2022 and has participated in numerous projects. He established Empire State Co., Ltd. in 2023 and became president/CEO.


Representative Director, Vice President, COO

Kota Maeda


Born in Machida City, Tokyo. After graduating from Senshu University in 2020, he joined Fujitsu Limited as a new graduate. He worked in corporate sales for a major manufacturer in Hyogo Prefecture, and then worked in corporate sales (existing/new) for a major construction company (plant construction) at the Tokyo head office. He conducted sales activities to management and field personnel in the IT department, DX promotion department, and sustainability promotion department. He has experience in making large-scale proposals involving internal stakeholders and external partners, and receiving orders worth hundreds of millions of dollars. In 2023, he co-founded Empire State Co., Ltd. and became Representative Director, Vice President/COO.