日本IBMを退職後、インドで起業・事業売却を経験。2016年からGITAIロボットのプロトタイプ開発を開始し、同年宇宙ロボットスタートアップGITAIを創業。 米国Singularity Universityのメインプログラム(GSP)日本人初参加者。MITテクノロジーレビュー「Innovators Under 35 Japan 2020」受賞者。
Sho Nakanose started developing a prototype of a general-purpose work robot for space in 2016 with the aim of providing an inexpensive and safe means of working in space. In the same year, he founded GITAI, a space robotics startup. Sho was selected as one of the awardees by "Innovators Under 35 Japan 2020" hosted by MIT Technology Review. He is also the first Japanese to be selected for the main program (Global Solutions Program) of Singularity University at NASA Ames Research Center in the US. Prior to GITAI, Sho founded an IT venture in India as Founder & CEO in 2013, which he sold in 2016. Prior to entering the startup industry, he worked as a System Engineer at IBM Japan.
Given NASA's Artemis Program and other lunar exploration endeavours are attracting a significant amount of attention, the private sector has furthered its involvement in lunar business in a variety of ways: commercial sector initiatives, public-private partnerships, and others. How will lunar exploration, which thus far has been focused on government-led scientific exploration, change in the future? Experts from both the public and private sectors will be discussing the significance of the private sector's participation in lunar exploration.