Kotoba Technologies is committed to supporting the development and implementation of technology tailored to business areas and applications so that Japanese society as a whole can benefit from state-of-the-art language modeling technology.

Deploying LLMs to Businesses in Asia

About Kotoba Technologies


Noriyuki Kojima (Co-founder & CEO)

Noriyuki Kojima is a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science at Cornell University (expected to graduate in September 2023). He specializes in natural language processing and computer vision, with a particular focus on large language models. He led the LLM Fugaku project, now a cross-institution effort across Japanese universities and companies. He has work experiences at Facebook and Hugging Face, a leaning company in open-sourcing AI models and data infrastructure. He received the best paper award at EMNLP 2022, the top conference in AI. He is a recipient of the Masason Foundation Scholarship. 

Jungo Kasai (Co-founder & CTO)

Jungo Kasai is an incoming Research Assistant Professor at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC), starting in September 2023. He specializes in natural language processing and machine learning, with numerous papers accepted at top-tier international conferences. With internship experiences at Facebook, Microsoft, IBM, and the Allen Institute for AI, he has a deep understanding of the processes and elements required for AI to be used in real-world applications. He received the Best Paper Award at NAACL 2022. He is an IBM Ph.D. Fellow and a recipient of the Masason Foundation Scholarship and the Funai Overseas Scholarship.

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