Company Profile

Company Name Silver Egg Technology CO.,Ltd.
Business Web personalization, Development and provision of AI-based web services
Founded August, 1998
Capital 78,000,000 yen
Shareholders Thomas Foley
ITOCHU Technology Ventures, Inc.
Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd.
OPT Holding, Inc.
Overseas Subsidiary Silver Egg Technology b.v. (Groningen, Holland)

Office Locations


Osaka HQ
Facade Esaka Bldg. 10F, 1-23-43 Esaka-cho, Suita-shi, Osaka 564-0063
Tel:+81-6-6386-1931 Fax:+81-6-6386-2101
1 min walk from Exit 2 of Esaka Sta. (Subway Midosuji Line)


Tokyo Office
Hulic Iidabashi Bldg. 5F, 2-6-6 Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0072
Tel:+81-3-5357-1255 Fax:+81-3-5357-1254
4 min walk on Mejiro-dori St.
from JR/Subway Iidabashi Sta. towards Iidabashi (north)
6 min walk on Mejiro-dori St.
from JR/Subway Iidabashi Sta. towards Kudanshita (south)




Board Members

President & CEO Thomas Aquinas Foley
Entrepreneur and software technologist
Foley spent the early years of his career at Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), where he was a Principal Engineer in the Artificial Intelligence Consulting Group.At Digital he established and led a team specialized in providing optimal scheduling solutions Digital's worldwide customers.
In 1992, Foley left Digital for Gensym Corporation — a leading provider of real-time intelligent control systems.At Gensym, he brought to market "ReThink", a software tool for re-engineering and simulating business processes, that was subsequently adopted by customers including Xerox, IBM, and USPTO.
In 1996, Foley came to Japan to establish Gensym's Japanese subsidiary and became its Representative Director.
He left Gensym and founded Silver Egg Technology with Junko Nishimura in 1998.

"One to One Marketing Wo Koeta Senryakuteki Web Personalization
(Web Personalization that goes beyond one-to-one marketing)"(Nikkei BP/June, 2002)
"Recommendation Gijutsu No Jissai (Recommendation Technologies)"
(An article contributed to "Data Scientist Ikusei No Tameno Bigdata No Rikatsuyojutsu
(How to use big data for Data Scientists)")(NTS Corporation/March, 2014)
Board Member
Director, Sales Marketing Department
Osamu Saito
Board Member
Director, Admin Department
Masayoshi Umemori
Outside Board Member Toru Yoshida
Full-time Corporate Auditor Tomizo Murakami
Part-time Corporate Auditor Yoshinori Hashimoto, Lawyer
Part-time Corporate Auditor Kazuyoshi Tsuda, CPA
Co-founder Junko Nishimura
Founded Silver Egg Technology with Thomas Foley in 1998



Corporate History

August, 1998 Founded as "Silver Egg Technology Yugen Gaisha" in Suita, Osaka
September, 1999 Changed to "Silver Egg Technology Kabushiki Gaisha"
November, 2000 Released recommendation software product "Aigent One-to-one Server"
March, 2003 Released recommendation service "Aigent ASP", the first performance based recommendation service in Japan
April, 2003 Started providing the service to a big catalog company called Nissen
November, 2005 Released "Aigent ASP for Mobile"
April, 2006 Founded Silver Egg Technology b.v. in the Netherlands
March, 2008 Third-party allocation of shares to ITOCHU Technology Ventures, Inc.
March, 2008 Opened Tokyo office in Minato-ku, Tokyo
March, 2008 Released "Aigent ASP for Call Centers"
May, 2009 Moved Tokyo office to Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
June, 2010 Third-party allocation of shares to Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd.
August, 2010 Third-party allocation of shares to OPT, Inc.(Now known as OPT Holding,Inc.)
January, 2012 Acquired 100% shares of Silver Egg Technology b.v. in the Netherlands
June, 2012 Released recommendation ad service "HotView"
December, 2012 Moved Tokyo office to a new location in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
March, 2013 Changed the name to "Aigent Recommender" from "Aigent ASP"
August, 2014 Released real-time recommendation email service "Aigent Recogazo"
February, 2015 Released recommendation printing service "Aigent Recoprint"
December, 2015 Moved Osaka HQ to a new location in Suita, Osaka