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Soracom Company Introduction

SORACOM
April 18, 2023

Soracom Company Introduction

In this document, we will introduce Soracom's company, services, and culture to those who are interested in working at Soracom.

1. About the Company
2. About the Business
3. Working Environment
4. Culture
5. Soracom's Technology and Engineering Organization
6. Regarding Recruitment

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  1. April 17, 2023
    SoracomCompany Introduction

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  2. In this document, we will introduce Soracom's company,
    services, and culture to those who are interested in
    working at Soracom.
    目次
    1. About the Company
    2. About the Business
    3. Working Environment
    4. Culture
    5. Soracom's Technology and Engineering Organization
    6. Regarding Recruitment
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  3. 1. About the Company

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  4. SORACOM’S VISION
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    The best possible human
    future is connected.

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  5. Company Overview
    Founders
    Headquarters
    SORACOM, INC. | Japan Tokyo
    Company Name
    President and CEO
    Capital
    Established
    Service Launch
    SORACOM, INC.
    Ken Tamagawa
    3.7 billion and 270 million yen
    (including capital reserve)
    November 2014
    September 2015
    Group
    Soracom Global, inc. | US Seattle
    SORACOM CORPORATION, LTD. | UK London
    Ken Tamagawa
    CEO
    Daichi Funato
    COO
    Kenta Yasukawa
    CTO
    CEO of America
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  6. 2. About the Business

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  7. Making IoT connectivity
    even simpler
    From manufacturing, energy, and payment to initiatives
    supporting sustainable societies such as agriculture and
    disaster prevention, and even new products that create
    value through connectivity, over 20,000 customers across
    diverse industries and scales are utilizing SORACOM.
    Soracomaims to support the challenges of companies and
    developers with ideas by providing IoT and other
    technologies in a more user-friendly way in an era where
    everything is connected, working together to build a
    better society.
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  8. IoT Connectivity Platform
    “SORACOM”
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    The cellular data network for deploying
    smart products anywhere you need to be
    SORACOM Air is a data communication service optimized for
    IoT. For cellular, it covers more than 160 countries and
    regions. It can also integrate with low-power consumption
    Sigfox, new cellular communication standards such as LTE-M,
    5G, as well as Wi-Fi and satellite messaging.
    Line management is possible through the user console or API.
    It is used for large-scale projects handling tens to millions of
    devices from the PoC stage, as well as for consumer devices
    with built-in communication.

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  9. IoT Connectivity Platform
    “SORACOM”
    A fully integrated suite of IoT products
    The services offered include closed network connections and
    remote access with security in mind, seamless cloud
    integration, data collection and dashboard sharing needed for
    data utilization, and device management required for large-
    scale projects – all essential functions for IoT system
    development and operation.
    Users can assemble these services like building blocks
    according to their needs, enabling them to utilize IoT systems
    quickly, even if they are not experts in the field.
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  10. SORACOM Use Cases
    Initially, the intended users were for M2M (Machine to Machine) applications such as vehicle tracking and manufacturing monitoring. However, after the service launch, its
    versatility has led to its use in a wide variety of industries and applications far beyond our imagination.
    https://iot-usecase.com/
    NIPPON GAS CO.,LTD(NICIGAS)
    「SPACEHOTARU」
    Digitizing gas meters for automatic meter reading,
    remote automatic meter opening/closing, and efficient
    delivery
    POCKETALK CORPORATION
    「POCKETALK 」
    Providing a voice interpreter that delivers the
    latest results through a cloud-based AI
    translation engine that learns daily
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    Kumamoto Prefecture,
    Hitoyoshi City
    "Lighting Disaster Alert System"
    Linking river water level sensors to light up
    bridges, visually conveying disaster
    information, and aiming for early evacuation

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  11. SORACOM Use Cases https://iot-usecase.com/
    MIXI, Inc.
    「Mitene Mmamori GPS」
    Developingachild-friendlyGPSdevice,"Mitene,"thatis
    easy for small children to carry, for parents with young
    kids
    CookpadInc.
    「cookpad mart」
    Securing food safety, distribution, temperature
    management, and locking mechanisms using
    cloud and IoT technology
    Kawasaki Co.,Ltd
    「KAWASAKI Smart Connect」
    Automatically recording tea leaf production,
    harvesting, and manufacturing processes with
    IoT; addressing agricultural challenges through
    digitalization
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  12. Based on the knowledge gained in IoT, we are expanding the democratization of technology into new areas such as consumer eSIM and
    cloud cameras.
    New Challenges in Democratizing Technology
    SORACOM
    Professional Service
    Professional consultants accompany
    andsupportthelaunchofDXprojects
    Soracom Mobile
    eSIM data communication
    service for iPhone and iPad
    Soracom
    Cloud SMS Delivery
    Realizing various notifications
    and two-factor authentication
    with SMS sending service
    Sora-Cam
    A cloud camera service that
    allows continuous recording
    of camera footage to the
    cloud via Wi-Fi
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  13. 3. Working Environment

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  14. A workplace focused on remote work, enabling creative work environments
    Fully utilizing remote work
    At Soracom, remote work is the main focus, allowing
    you to choose the location where you can be the
    most productive.
    Promoting collaboration with the new
    headquarters
    The new headquarters, which opened in February
    2023, features concentration zones and
    communication zones, allowing for use according to
    specific needs.
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  15. US
    EU / UK
    日本
    A hybrid team combining global and regional perspectives.
    At Soracom, there are regional teams for functions such as sales, marketing, and HR, while engineering operates as a global, unified team.
    Region Team
    Sales
    Marketing
    HR
    Sales
    Marketing
    HR
    Business Development
    SolutionArchitects
    Marketing/ PR
    Sora-Cam
    Sales
    Business Development
    HR/ Legal/
    Finance and Accounting
    Leadership Team
    (CEO/COO/CTO/CFO)
    Outside Director
    Engineering
    Sales18%
    Business Development 5%
    Marketing/ PR 9%
    Solution Architects 10%
    Engineering 38%
    JP Team
    HR/
    Legal/F&A
    17%
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