Company Profile

GMO Research helps businesses learn more about diversified consumer
behaviors today and pursue the most efficient marketing strategy with
three advantages.

First is extensive panel network coverage in Asia.
Second is a unique data collection method combining state-of-the-art
technology & profound market research experience.
And third, is a platform combining the above two – a true marketing platform
that can merge any data source, allowing clients to incorporate insights into
real-time communication.

The more we connect with consumers, the more we connect to the type of
data we were unable to collect before. Say farewell to the separated procedures
of conventional marketing activities.
And let GMO Research guide you to the era of seamless marketing.

Company name GMO Research, Inc.
Stock Code 3695
Establishment April 1, 2002 (accounts in Dec.)
Capital 299million yen (as of Nov 19, 2014)
Address Headquarters
26-1 Sakuragaoka-cho Cerulean Tower
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8512
Phone: +81-3-5456-3244 (MAIN)
FAX: +81-3-5459-5564 (FAX)
Overseas offices
US Phone:
+1 323 533 2717
+1 626 720 3952
Europe Phone:
+44 1793 490931
+40 742 820391
Greater China Phone: +86 21 33301227
Hong Kong Phone: +852 6701 9240
Singapore Phone: +65 8435 9426
Malaysia Phone: +60 3 2725 0825
India Phone: +91 120 456 4751
Contents of Business Online Research ・Asia Internet Research ・Social Media Research
Employees 93 (including contracted and part time employees staff. March 2016)
Executive Chairman Masatoshi Kumagai (Chief Executive Officer and President of GMO Internet Inc.)
President and Chief Executive Officer Shinichi Hosokawa
Chief China officer (CCO) Takashi Ito
Chief Operation Officer (COO) Tetsuya Hongo
Chief Technology Officer Kenichiro Ando
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Yusuke Sawada
Director Masashi Yasuda (Executive Director of GMO Internet Inc.)
External Director Masaji Hashimoto
External Auditor Akira Tanabe
Auditor Koichi Tachibana (Chief Compliance Officer of GMO Internet, Inc.)
External Auditor Masatoshi Hamatani
Division JMI (Japan Market Intelligence) Division
Affiliate Company ●China internet research business
GMO E-Lab Marketing Research (Shanghai) CO,LTD.
Room 2207, #336 Middle Xizang Road, Shanghai, China
Phone: +86-21-33301227
●Southeast Asia internet research business
20 Anson Road #09-02 Twenty Anson, Singapore 079912
●India internet research operation
GMO Research Pvt.Ltd.
221, Ist Floor, Okhla Industrial Estate, Okhla Phase 3 New Delhi 110020


April 2002 GMO Research Institute Inc. was established with the goal of using P2P technology for data spread, collection, and research.
September 2006 Within the GMO group, the company that practiced internet research (GMO Research Inc) merged with GMO Research Institute Inc. Company name becomes GMO Research Inc.
January 2009 Japan Market Intelligence Becomes Wholly Owned Subsidiary of GMO Research
February 2012 Established our European office in the UK (GMO Research Europe)
July 2012 Established our USA office (GMO Research USA)
August 2012 Established our operations center in India (GMO Research India)
December 2012 Merger with GMO Japan Market Intelligence K. K.
June 2013 China joint venture GMO E-Lab Marketing Research (Shanghai) CO, LTD. starts operations
November 2013 India GMO Research Pvt.Ltd. starts operations
January 2014 Singapore GMO RESEARCH Pte. Ltd. starts operations
October 2014 Listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange (Mothers Market)
November 2015 Shinichi Hosokawa, CEO of GMO Research appointed ESOMAR Representative for Japan
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