Bridging Japan's technology gap


Core team

The founders themselves have worked tirelessly to ensure all staff have bought into their mission and believe we can become one of the foremost companies delivering engaging content as well as complex platforms and systems required to compete in today’s global marketplace.

Derek Skinner

Chief Executive Officer

Derek is a founding director at Royce Tech. He is a tech industry veteran whose career in the sector has spanned three decades and three continents. He launched a number of successful products in Asia before developing new brands in the UK based on those successes in the early 00’s. He has previously worked in both the B2B and B2C sectors across Europe including setting up tech hubs in Romania and Estonia. Derek founded Banbutsujapan in 2021.

Bruce Zhang


Bruce has over 15 years in finance across Asia and Europe. He qualified in the UK and has represented both corporates and high net worth family offices during his career. Bruce brings with him an impressive list of corporate contacts and will manage the finances across the Group. He is fluent in Mandarin and English.

Jason Tu

Chief Technology Officer

Jason is an experienced CTO with decades of experience across all of Asia. He has a proven track record of developing teams and systems from the ground up.

Our technology

  • Distributed micro services cluster architecture
  • High throughput NoSQL database cluster for historical data
  • Traditional RDBMS cluster for configuration and state
  • Plug-and-play approach for new modules development
  • Built-in redundancy for every critical component
  • Horizontally scalable and easily extendable
  • Responsive HTML5 web interface for management, reporting and monitoring

Integration and API

  • We are able to deliver and present an easy to implement API enabling your clients to seamlessly integrate any of your content directly onto their platform. As a group we can perform such integrations ourselves. We have a 24/7 support team who provides full support; pre, post and during the integration process.

Japan Regional Office