About us

Overview

Company name Eureka, Inc.
A member of NASDAQ-listed Match Group
Established November 20, 2008
Representative Junya Ishibashi, CEO
Business domains Pairs - Online dating service
Certifications Registered online dating service provider: License No. 三田22-108105
HDI-Japan (Help Desk Institute)
Certification for On-line Marriage Agency Service: Certification No. 20 0005
 Certification Authority: Institution for matchmaking service
 
Organizational affiliation Marriage Support Project (MSPJ)
KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation)
The Japan Advertising Review Organization (JARO)
The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ)
Mobile Content Forum (MCF)
Japan Association of New Economy (JANE)
Sharing Economy Association, Japan (SEAJ)
The Japan Advertisers Association (JAA)

Our History

Board of Directors

  • Junya Ishibashi

    Eureka CEO / GM, Match Group East Asia

    Junya Ishibashi

    Eureka CEO / GM, Match Group East Asia

    Junya currently serves as the CEO of Eureka, since 2016 and the General Manager of Match Group East Asia of parent company Match Group since April 2019. He is responsible for leading the growth strategies for all Match Group brands in the region. He has served in multiple roles since joining Eureka in 2013, including CTO. At the same time as entering Tokyo University of Science, he joined a web systems development company. In his sophomore year, he left the university to pursue his career in engineering. In 2010, he changed his job and served multiple roles as the general manager of IT, logistics, and CS, and also the business manager of the company's online business.

  • Shintaro Kaneko

    Chief Technology Officer

    Shintaro Kaneko

    Chief Technology Officer

    Shintaro currently serves as the CTO of Eureka. He is responsible for implementing technological strategies and leading the engineering organization. Prior to that, he was appointed as Corporate Officer CTO and he was a founding engineer of Pairs. Prior to joining Eureka in 2012, he participated in R&D in nonlinear optimization as an alumnus at Tokyo University of Science's research laboratory, joined studied abroad in Canada and worked at an embedded system technology firm as a new graduate. He holds an undergraduate degree from the Faculty of Science at Tokyo University of Science.

  • Kaz Izumi

    Chief Product Officer

    Kaz Izumi

    Chief Product Officer

    Kaz currently serves as the CPO of Eureka. He is responsible for product strategy, product management, product design, and customer care across all of Eureka’s businesses. Prior to joining Eureka in 2020, he served as Country Manager for international gaming companies and held various leadership positions with IT service companies for product management in mobile and live streaming. He started his career with GE as an engineer leading product development projects for Asia, the United States and Europe. He then joined Microsoft Japan where he was responsible for product marketing driving Windows Live online business. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Arizona State University.

  • Ho Chang

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Ho Chang

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Ho joined Eureka as CMO in May 2022, and was appointed as Board member and CMO in July 2022. After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia, USA, he started his career 1999 Daum Communications in Korea, moved to Microsoft Korea in 2002, transferred to Microsoft Japan in 2005 and worked for Online Division. In March 2008, he joined RealNetworks K.K. as Representative Director and Area Vice President, where he has been expanding the company's business for about seven and a half years in the areas of video and digital music. He joined Twitter Japan in 2016 as Head of Growth Strategy.

  • Jared Sine

    Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

    Jared Sine

    Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

    Jared Sine currently serves as General Counsel and Secretary of Match Group. Sine joined Match Group from Expedia, Inc., where he served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel, overseeing all legal aspects of Expedia’s mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic initiatives, as well as all post-acquisition legal and integration matters.

  • Philip D. Eigenmann

    Chief Accounting Officer

    Philip D. Eigenmann

    Chief Accounting Officer

    Philip D. Eigenmann, age 50, has served as Match Group's Chief Accounting Officer since November 2017. Mr. Eigenmann has held positions of increasing responsibility with the Company and its predecessors since May 2006, including Senior Vice President and Global Controller from February 2016 to November 2017, and Vice President and Global Controller from December 2009 to February 2016. Prior to joining us, Mr. Eigenmann held various finance and accounting leadership roles with AMX Corporation, a worldwide leader in advanced control and automation technology for commercial and residential markets, which was publicly traded on Nasdaq until its acquisition by The Duchossois Group in 2005. Mr. Eigenmann began his career in the audit practice of Ernst & Young in Dallas, Texas. He received a BBA in Accounting from Texas A&M University, and is a certified public accountant in the State of Texas.

  • Alexis F. Willis

    Vice President, Tax Planning and Controversy

    Alexis F. Willis

    Vice President, Tax Planning and Controversy

    Alexis Willis currently serves as Vice President, Tax Planning and Controversy for Match Group. Alexis worked in public accounting before joining Match in 2007, working for both KPMG and Grant Thornton LLP. Since joining Match, Alexis has assisted with tax matters relating to corporate income tax, indirect tax compliance, transfer pricing, audit support, planning and has assisted with numerous acquisition transactions as part of her tenure.

  • Céline Mutz

    Vice President, Associate General Counsel, EMEA / APAC

    Céline Mutz

    Vice President, Associate General Counsel, EMEA / APAC

    Céline Mutz currently serves as Vice President, Associate General Counsel, EMEA / APAC. Céline worked at several law firms between 2003 and 2014, specializing in business, IT and intellectual property law. She then moved to become an in-house counsel in 2014, as the Assistant General Counsel, Legal Director, EMEA of Demandware, a listed company providing e-commerce platforms in the cloud. She joined Match Group in September 2017.

  • Tawnya McIntire

    VP, Corporate Tax & Reporting

Senior Leadership

  • Junya Ishibashi

    Eureka CEO / GM, Match Group East Asia

    Junya Ishibashi

    Eureka CEO / GM, Match Group East Asia

    Junya currently serves as the CEO of Eureka, since 2016 and the General Manager of Match Group East Asia of parent company Match Group since April 2019. He is responsible for leading the growth strategies for all Match Group brands in the region. He has served in multiple roles since joining Eureka in 2013, including CTO. At the same time as entering Tokyo University of Science, he joined a web systems development company. In his sophomore year, he left the university to pursue his career in engineering. In 2010, he changed his job and served multiple roles as the general manager of IT, logistics, and CS, and also the business manager of the company's online business.

  • Shintaro Kaneko

    Chief Technology Officer

    Shintaro Kaneko

    Chief Technology Officer

    Shintaro currently serves as the CTO of Eureka. He is responsible for implementing technological strategies and leading the engineering organization. Prior to that, he was appointed as Corporate Officer CTO and he was a founding engineer of Pairs. Prior to joining Eureka in 2012, he participated in R&D in nonlinear optimization as an alumnus at Tokyo University of Science's research laboratory, joined studied abroad in Canada and worked at an embedded system technology firm as a new graduate. He holds an undergraduate degree from the Faculty of Science at Tokyo University of Science.

  • Kaz Izumi

    Chief Product Officer

    Kaz Izumi

    Chief Product Officer

    Kaz currently serves as the CPO of Eureka. He is responsible for product strategy, product management, product design, and customer care across all of Eureka’s businesses. Prior to joining Eureka in 2020, he served as Country Manager for international gaming companies and held various leadership positions with IT service companies for product management in mobile and live streaming. He started his career with GE as an engineer leading product development projects for Asia, the United States and Europe. He then joined Microsoft Japan where he was responsible for product marketing driving Windows Live online business. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Arizona State University.

  • Ho Chang

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Ho Chang

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Ho joined Eureka as CMO in May 2022, and was appointed as Board member and CMO in July 2022. After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia, USA, he started his career 1999 Daum Communications in Korea, moved to Microsoft Korea in 2002, transferred to Microsoft Japan in 2005 and worked for Online Division. In March 2008, he joined RealNetworks K.K. as Representative Director and Area Vice President, where he has been expanding the company's business for about seven and a half years in the areas of video and digital music. He joined Twitter Japan in 2016 as Head of Growth Strategy.

  • Mari Takatsuka

    Director, FP&A

    Mari Takatsuka

    Director, FP&A

    Mari currently serves as the Director of FP&A. She is responsible for financial strategy and planning for Eureka. Prior to joining Eureka, Mari started her career in New York City in public accounting. She left PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2018 and joined Meetup's accounting department before moving to Japan in 2019. Mari received a BBA in accounting from Mount Saint Mary’s University.

  • Masayuki Honda

    Director, People Team

    Masayuki Honda

    Director, People Team

    Masa joined Eureka in June 2021 as Director, People team Japan and Taiwan in Eureka/Match Group. Masa started his career in Software Development Company after graduating from university, then worked for Hewlett Packard Japan, TrendMicro, Ericsson Japan, VMware as an HR professional. From 2015, Masa joined Red Hat Japan as Head of HR, and appointed as Head of HR for North Asia (Japan, Korea, China).

Office Location

Eureka, Inc.

Sumitomo Fudosan Azabu-juban Bldg. 4F,
1-4-1 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0073