Ako Shiraogawa Appointed as a Managing Director at STYLY Accelerating Global Business Expansion

STYLY, Inc. (Shinjuku, Tokyo, CEO: Masahiro Yamaguchi), the provider of the spatial layer platform “STYLY,” is pleased to announce that Ako Shiraogawa has been appointed as a Managing Director at the 8th regular annual shareholders meeting held on March 29, 2024.



Since joining Psychic VR Lab Co., Ltd. (now STYLY, Inc.) in January 2023, Shiraogawa has been instrumental in forging partnerships and collaborations with global companies. She played a key role in STYLY’s global expansion efforts as Chief Alliance Officer, including getting selected for the “X-HUB TOKYO GLOBAL STARTUP ACCELERATOR OUTBOUND PROGRAM,” an outbound program operated by JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) and sponsored by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Her appointment as a Managing Director on March 29 aims to further strengthen business development and partnerships globally.


*STYLY was selected for the Singapore course of the “X-HUB TOKYO GLOBAL STARTUP ACCELERATOR OUTBOUND PROGRAM” for urban XR entertainment’s overseas expansion.



About Ako Shiraogawa


With a career spanning 30 years, Shiraogawa has worked in 7 countries, including the area of North America, Europe, Southeast Asia and China, for global IT and communications companies such as IBM, NOKIA, and Microsoft, as well as Integrated Resort development and operation companies based in Asia. Her diverse experience covers User Interface Design, Product Management, Marketing, Business Development, and Management. She is also engaged in supporting corporations and individuals as a professional coach and also a Japanese teacher with her international certification. Born in Fukuoka Prefecture, she graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture at Kyushu University and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Helsinki School of Economics (now Aalto University).



Ako Shiraogawa’s Statement


I am deeply honored to have been appointed as a Managing Director of STYLY, Inc. Our mission is to create and develop the spatial layer platform towards the Spatial Computing era. With insights gained from international assignments and experiences in a multicultural and technologically diverse environment, I am committed to forging new paths. We aim to craft unique values and experiences through globally esteemed technology that not only sets a standard but also becomes a beacon of excellence.


I am very excited to play a key role in STYLY’s globalization journey, believing in our technology brings new value to people’s daily lives worldwide and helps create a sustainable future. I look forward to making a new history together with talented and passionate colleagues throughout this significant mission.


Your continuous support and cooperation are highly appreciated.


STYLY, Inc. is developing the spatial layer platform “STYLY.” In collaboration with commercial facilities/real estate developers, railway companies, media, and IP holders, we have provided various contents utilizing XR in urban spaces both domestically and internationally, including music, video, art, sports, and entertainment.


STYLY plans to further accelerate its spatial computing business using XR technology and strengthen its global expansion efforts.


For media inquiries regarding Ako Shiraogawa, please contact:

Misa Iioka, Public Relations at STYLY, Inc.