Mitsunobu Okubo


Blue Lab CO., LTD.


For 17 years, Mitsunobu Okubo has been engaged in the planning and development of financial institution systems compliance along with regulatory guidelines, as well as the research and examination of advanced technology utilization. He is in charge of digital strategy promoting open innovation through utilizing APIs at Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. He is also Founder and CEO of FINOVATOR, which mentors Fintech startup companies and advises the public sector, and is also involved in forming finance innovation ecosystems to cooperate with Fintech organizations overseas. From November 2016, he became a member of the advisory board of the Fintech Association of Japan. Since July 2017, he has concurrently served as CTO of Blue Lab Co, Ltd.