Message from
the CEO

Training + Advocate
The company name Trainocate is a combination of the words Training and Advocate.
It reflects our dedication and vocation of being a 'Training Advocate'.

We have been providing high-end, high-quality training services in many countries.
As a result, our efforts are highly valued among IT vendors, and they have given us over 60 awards in total.
We have been steadily expanding our business footprint across Asia and beyond with a single-minded focus on our goal to becoming the world's #1 IT human resource development from Asia, just like climbing to the top of Mount Everest.

We appreciate your continuing support.

Company
Overview

Company name
Trainocate Holdings, Ltd.
President and CEO
Taito Sugishima
Number of employees
427 (* across the entire Trainocate Group)
Management

Chairman

Takashi Ozawa

President and CEO

Taito Sugishima

COO

Tatsuki Kikuchi

CFO

Toru Asai

Directors

Atsuo Yoshida
Taku Inoue

External Director

Vincent Gibes
Mina Sekiguchi

Corporate Auditor

Masayuki Sato

External Auditor

Shinichi Morimoto
Atsushi Iritani

Corporate Advisor

Youichi Furuya

Head Office
address
Sumitomo Fudosan Shinjuku Oak Tower, 6-8-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

History

1995
The Japan branch of Global Knowledge Network was established as a spin-off of the education and training business division of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC; currently Hewlett Packard).
2004
The company was reorganized as an independent company by a management buyout (MBO) backed by venture capitalist company JAFCO Group Co., Ltd.
2006
The company concluded an underwriting agreement for bonds with share options as well as call options with Internet Research Institute, Inc.
The company became a subsidiary of Internet Research Institute, Inc.
2011
The company became independent after transferring all shares from Internet Research Institute, Inc. The current management took over the business.
A subsidiary, Global Knowledge Management Center Co., Ltd. (Quintegral Ltd.), was established through the transfer of all businesses in Japan previously handled by the American Management Association (AMA).
2012
The company started to advance overseas. The Global Knowledge Network Asia Group was formed (Singapore: Trainocate (S) Pte. Ltd., Malaysia: TRAINOCATE (M) SDN. BHD., India: Trainocate Networks India Private Limited).
2013
Trainocate Indonesia (PT. Trainocate Networks Indonesia) joined the group.
2014
Trainocate Thailand (Trainocate (Thailand) Company Limited) and Trainocate Vietnam (Trainocate Vietnam Co., Ltd.) were founded.
Clisk Corporation joined the group.
2017
The corporate name changed from Global Knowledge Network to Trainocate.
The company concluded a strategic business partnership with Kornerstone Limited in Hong Kong.
The Quintegral Asia Group was formed (The Philippines: Quintegral Philippines, Inc.; Singapore: Quintegral Pte. Ltd.; Malaysia: Quintegral Sdn. Bhd.).
2018
The company entered into a strategic business partnership with TLG Learning in the USA.
Trainocate Taiwan (Trainocate Taiwan Co. Ltd.) was established.
2019
Kornerstone Limited in Hong Kong founded a Chinese venture with Column Training and Consulting Co., Ltd. in Shanghai.
2020
Trainocate Philippines (Trainocate Philippines Inc) was separated from Quintegral Philippines (Quintegral Philippines, Inc.).
Trainocate Sri Lanka (Trainocate Lanka Pvt Ltd.) was established.
Clisk Corporation became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trainocate Holdings.
2021
Trainocate Australia (Trainocate Australia Pty Ltd) was established.
Taito Sugishima became the President and CEO and Takashi Ozawa became the Chairman of the company.