Ryo Kubota

Founder at Acucela, Inc.

Ryo Kubota

Ryo Kubota

Founder at Acucela, Inc.

Biography

Ryo Kubota founded Acucela, Inc. Dr. Kubota is Executive Chairman, President & CEO at Kubota Pharmaceutical Holdings Co. Ltd. and Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer for Acucela, Inc. (a subsidiary of Kubota Pharmaceutical Holdings Co. Ltd.). He is also on the board of The National Bureau of Asian Research and Japan-America Society of the State of Washington and Member of Japanese Ophthalmological Society, Member of The Keio Medical Society, Member of The Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology, Member of The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Member of The America-Japan Society, Inc. and Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology, Inc. He received a doctorate from Keio University.

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Career Highlights

Kubota Pharmaceutical Holdings Co. Ltd.
Acucela, Inc.

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Number of Boards

5

Birthday

10/1966

Age

53

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Chief Executive Officer at DeNA West Co.

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President at RT Consulting SAS

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Auditor at Koinobori Associate, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at M's Science Corp.

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Director, Chief Financial Officer at Kubota Pharmaceutical Holdings Co. Ltd.

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Physician at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Petra Pharma Corp.

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Vice Chairman at The National Bureau of Asian Research

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Vice Chairman at The National Bureau of Asian Research

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Chief Medical Director at Acucela, Inc.

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Ryo Kubota
Founder at Acucela, Inc.
Education
PhD in Medicine

Keio University's mission is to be a source of honorable character and a paragon of intellect and morals

Memberships
Member
Current

AAO IS THE LARGEST NATIONAL MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATION FOR OPHTHALMOLOGISTS.

Member
Current

ADVANCE RESEARCH TO UNDERSTAND THE VISUAL SYSTEM & PREVENT, TREAT & CURE ITS DISORDERS.

Career History
Founder
2002 - Current

Acucela, Inc. operates as a clinical-stage biotechnology company. It discovers and develops novel therapeutics to treat and show the progression of sight-threatening ophthalmic diseases. Its pipeline includes drug candidates and therapeutics for the treatment of age related macular degeneration, cataracts, presbyopia, diabetic retinopathy, retinitis igmentosa and Stargardt disease. The company was founded by Ryo Kubota in April 2002 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Visiting Professor
2014 - Prior
Executive Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2015 - Current

Kubota Pharmaceutical Holdings Co. Ltd. operates as a holding company which provides the management of its subsidiaries. The company is also involved in the developing patient based ophthalmology suite to detect nascent disease progression to enhance treatment outcome in patients with wet AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration), DME (Diabetic Macular Edema) and other neovascular retinal diseases. It also provides the research, development, export, import, manufacture and sale of pharmaceutical products worldwide. The company was founded on December 11, 2015 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Boards & Committees
Executive Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2015 - Current

Kubota Pharmaceutical Holdings Co. Ltd. operates as a holding company which provides the management of its subsidiaries. The company is also involved in the developing patient based ophthalmology suite to detect nascent disease progression to enhance treatment outcome in patients with wet AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration), DME (Diabetic Macular Edema) and other neovascular retinal diseases. It also provides the research, development, export, import, manufacture and sale of pharmaceutical products worldwide. The company was founded on December 11, 2015 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Chairman, Board of Directors
2002 - Current

Acucela, Inc. operates as a clinical-stage biotechnology company. It discovers and develops novel therapeutics to treat and show the progression of sight-threatening ophthalmic diseases. Its pipeline includes drug candidates and therapeutics for the treatment of age related macular degeneration, cataracts, presbyopia, diabetic retinopathy, retinitis igmentosa and Stargardt disease. The company was founded by Ryo Kubota in April 2002 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Director
2014 - Current
Director
2008 - Current

TO PROMOTE MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING AND FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE PEOPLES OF JAPAN & WASHINGTON STATE BY PROVIDING A FORUM FOR THE EXCHANGE OF IDEAS AND INFORMATION.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2019

Seattle Symphony Orchestra is an American private company located in Seattle, WA, that provides music entertainment.

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Acucela, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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Acucela, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Acucela, Inc. operates as a clinical-stage biotechnology company. It discovers and develops novel therapeutics to treat and show the progression of sight-threatening ophthalmic diseases. Its pipeline includes drug candidates and therapeutics for the treatment of age related macular degeneration, cataracts, presbyopia, diabetic retinopathy, retinitis igmentosa and Stargardt disease. The company was founded by Ryo Kubota in April 2002 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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