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Vision

To develop medical blockchain & AI business bringing healthcare to the next level.

Business Lines

hashPeak has three business lines: Blockchain, AI/ML, and Consulting in the healthcare arena and aims to realize the next generation of healthcare.

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Corporate Name and Logo

The corporate name, “hashPeak”, consists of “hash” and “Peak”. “hash” is named after one of the cryptographic technologies used in blockchain. “Peak” literally means a peak or a summit.

The three curves beneath the corporate name represent three peaks across the mountain ranges, where hashPeak envisions to lead the world in blockchain, AI/ML and consulting in the healthcare and medical fields.

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History

Jan 2019 hashPeak founded
Nov 2019 Published the Japanese edition of “Blockchain in Healthcare” by HIMSS from Nikkei BP
Apr 2020 Started the project PCORP (Patient-Centric Open Research Platform)
Oct 2020 Developed and released the demo machine of medical blockchain platform
Nov 2020 Conducted a COVID-19 R&D research for the Cabinet of Japan, reported in the 25th expert committee of the office of National Healthcare Policy Secretariat
Dec 2020 Submitted a patent application on medical blockchain
Feb 2021 Enrolled in Japan Blockchain Association as a silver member
Jun 2021 Conducted a COVID-19 R&D research for the Cabinet of Japan, reported in the 28th expert committee of the office of National Healthcare Policy Secretariat
Jul 2021 Started a new project with blockchain and AI (on-going)
Nov 2021 Conducted a COVID-19 R&D research for the Cabinet of Japan, reported in the 29th expert committee of the office of National Healthcare Policy Secretariat
Jan 2022 AI in healthcare business launched
Feb 2022 Submitted a patent application on medical blockchain
Jun 2022 ISO/IEC27001:2013, JIS Q 27001:2014 Certified

Founder Profile

Takuma Maeda

Takuma Maeda, the founder, has:

  • over 20 years of top management consulting experience with roughly 90 projects for about 60 companies, including those at Arthur D. Little, and IMS Consulting Group
  • 8 years of healthcare industry experience at IQVIA Solutions Japan K.K. and IMS Technology Solutions Inc
  • 6 years of technology experience as an engineer at Yokogawa Electric Co. and as an executive at IQVIA Solutions Japan K.K.
  • over 15 years of teaching experience at Graduate School of Management, Globis University in Tokyo since 2003

He was awarded an MBA from Tepper School of Management (ex-GSIA), Carnegie Mellon University in the US and a BS in Physics from Keio University in Tokyo, Japan.

Further details of his experience are as follows:

  • Publications 
    • Translated “Blockchain in Healthcare” by Metcalf et al, Nikkei BP Nov 2019
    • Japan Association for Medical Informatics, “Evaluation of automatic vigilance system (AVS) for detecting adverse drug reactions from electronic medical records.” Nov 22, 2017
    • TechTarget Japan “Four things that next generation CIO should do ~ Breathe new life in pharma IT” Apr 25, 2017
    • Kokusai Iyakuhin Joho “Pharma and Big Data” Apr 11, 25, May 9, 2016
    • Co-authored “Globis MBA Management Book II”, Diamond 2015
    • Authored “Strategic Implication of Wine”, Toyokeizai 2010
    • Translated “Managing Technology for Corporate Success” by Chris Floyd, Eiji 2008
  • Conferences
    • Globis IP Society, “R&D and IP Trend of Pharmaceutical Industry”, Dec 2020
    • Asatte Conference, Globis Management School, “How blockchain would change the world with Covid-19”, July 2020
    • Globis Pharmaceutical Business Society, “Medical Blockchain”, Jun 2020
    • Seed Planning, “HEOR and Blockchain”, Oct 2019
    • Nikkei xTech, “Blockchain in Healthcare”, Oct 2019
    • IQVIA Client Conference, “New trend of digital health app and its health economics”, Jul 2018
    • Pricing and Market Access Conference in London, “Update on PMA Trends in Japan”, Jun 2016
    • Healthcare IT Conference 2016 Speaker “Medical Big Data Strategy of Pharma Companies” Apr 2016
    • IMS Client Conference, “New business model that connects healthcare and patients through IT”, Jul 2014
  • Articles
    • JB Press, “Impact of Blockchain disrupting the common sense of the healthcare industry”, Jan 2021
    • Monthly Mix, “Future Healthcare brought by Blockchain”, Nov, Dec 2019, Jan, Feb, Mar 2020
    • JB Press Special Talk “Real World Data Application Frontline: Medical Transformation in the era of Big Data” Nov 2017
    • JB Press Special Talk “Real World Data Application Frontline: RWD advancing Next Generation Medical ICT” Aug 2016
    • JB Press Interview “Dawn of Patient Centric Healthcare Business Model” Mar 2014
  • Consulting experience by industry
    • Pharmaceutical/Life Science
    • Engineering
    • Electronics/Electric
    • Chemical
    • Machinery
    • Food & Beverage
    • Office Equipment

Please feel free to contact: info@hashpeak.com for further information.