CEO, MYCITY Inc.
ISHIDA Ryo is a Program Fellow for the Social Implementation of Technology project at API. He earned his master’s in architecture and urban design at the University of Tokyo. After graduation, ISHIDA worked at McKinsey & Company to support strategy development and execution in urban development and public policy. Following his time at McKinsey, he established MYCITY Inc. Under MYCITY’s vision of ‘Connecting You and Your City,’ the company provides IoT platforms to cities and other real estate properties. In 2019, ISHIDA became director of point0 Inc., and in 2021, joined API as a Program Fellow. In 2022, ISHIDA established NewLocal Inc. Under the vision of ‘Co-create the future of local’, NewLocal engages in redevelopment supporting local communities.