Who We Are

We develop practical applications of cutting-edge technologies.

Preferred Networks (PFN) develops practical applications of deep learning and other cutting-edge technologies in order to solve real-world problems that are difficult to address with existing technologies.


Company Name
Preferred Networks, Inc.
Company Factsheet
March 26, 2014

Otemachi Bldg., 1-6-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-0004 Japan
(Reception on 3rd floor)


Representative Director & Chief Executive Officer  Toru Nishikawa
Representative Director & Chief Executive Researcher  Daisuke Okanohara

Outside Director  Kaname Masuda
Outside Director  Shinichi Koizumi
Outside Director  Hiroyuki Morikawa

Technical Advisors

Pieter Abbeel, Professor at University of California, Berkeley
Takeo Igarashi, Professor at Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
Kenji Fukumizu, Professor at Institute of Mathematical Analysis and Statistical Inference
Ju Li, Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Preferred Networks America, Inc.
Preferred Robotics, Inc. (PFRobotics)
Preferred Computational Chemistry. Inc. (PFCC)
Preferred Elements, Inc. (PFE)


  • Head Office

    Otemachi Bldg., 1-6-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
    100-0004 Japan
    *The reception desk is on the 3rd floor

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  • Preferred Networks America, Inc.

    330 Primrose Rd., Suite 509, Burlingame, CA 94010

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