2F Kuwano Bldg. 6-23-4 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Co-founder & CEO
Description of Business
Provide Online Cross-Cultural Collaborative Learning Program
Go Akashi, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Go started AirPangaea with a simple idea: linking schools around the world to make the world a better place. He leads AirPangaea with passion, innovative ideas and an open mind to activate the full potential of young generation. Before AirPangaea, he took on global investment and business management positions in a Japanese conglomerate, Recruit Group, working at Quipper, an online learning platform in the SEA region, and at TrustYou GmbH, a global feedback platform in Germany. MBA, Claremont Graduate University, the US (Beta Gamma Sigma member) , and BS/MS, Kyoto University, Japan.
Fikri Akbar, Co-Founder
Fikri joined Go's idea because he believes AirPangaea can help bridge collaborative activities between students from different countries and open the horizons for future global leaders. Before AirPangaea, he experienced two startups in Indonesia as a co-founder, Advedia360, a Wifi-based ad tech company, and XQ informatics, big data analysis company in Indonesia.
MS, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia, and BS, Multimedia University, Malaysia.
Began discussion for the original form of AirPangaea with a co-founder, Fikri Akbar.
Started the AirPangaea website for the cross-cultural collaborative learning free of charge.
Completed the Virtual Exchange Design course provided by UNICollaboration, a partner of Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Initiative.
Individuals and English clubs from 9 Asian and African countries have participated in the AirPangaea program.
Became a member of the Japanese Society of ESD.
Started a new MOTTAINAI program for high schools from Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippine.
Incorporated AirPangaea, Inc.
Launched a new 4 day intercultural exchange program, TOMODACHI program for high schools from around the world.
Kuwano bldg. 2F, 6-chōme−23−4, Jingūmae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0001, Japan