Chief Executive Officer, Japan Strategic Capital, Japan
Executive board member at Japan Asia Investment Co., Ltd (JAIC) (1996), 150 exits in South East Asia investment after Asian Crisis. Started first Japanese funds to invest in China (2001) and Vietnam (2006), distressed debt fund in South East Asia (2003), and first Japanese fund to invest in biotechnology (2003). Invested in Alibaba (2002) and was board member. After retiring JAIC as senior managing director supervising $90 growth fund to invest in South East Asia funded by Development Bank of Japan and a NEC subsidiary. And he created several start ups which was integrated under Social Impact Solutions Co., Ltd (2019). The group companies are active in healthcare service for seniors, agribusiness and startup investing, accelerator management, technology investment banking and new material development.