Director of Japan at 500 Startups, one of the world’s most active seed stage venture capital firms and innovation network. Leading all efforts related to corporate innovation and startup ecosystem building in Japan. Collaborating closely with 500’s diverse and globally distributed team members.

Special Advisor for Startup Ecosystem Development at Shibuya City Government, Tokyo Japan to help develop a thriving startup ecosystem in Shibuya City.

Developed strong entrepreneurial mind and skill sets through nearly 10 years of experience working directly with founder CEOs at both a 40 person startup specialized in cloud services for creativity purposes as the CEO’s right hand woman and an educational and career coaching startup as its first full-time employee.

Earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Columbia University Barnard College.

Areas of Expertise include: Entrepreneurship | Startup Management | Strategic Partnership | New Business Launch | Business Development | Innovation Consulting | Startup Ecosystem Development

Director of Japan at 500 Startups, one of the world’s most active seed stage venture capital firms and innovation network. Leading all efforts related to corporate innovation and startup ecosystem building in Japan. Collaborating closely with 500’s diverse and globally distributed team members.

Special Advisor for Startup Ecosystem Development at Shibuya City Government, Tokyo Japan to help develop a thriving startup ecosystem in Shibuya City.

Developed strong entrepreneurial mind and skill sets through nearly 10 years of experience working directly with founder CEOs at both a 40 person startup specialized in cloud services for creativity purposes as the CEO’s right hand woman and an educational and career coaching startup as its first full-time employee.

Earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Columbia University Barnard College.

Areas of Expertise include: Entrepreneurship | Startup Management | Strategic Partnership | New Business Launch | Business Development | Innovation Consulting | Startup Ecosystem Development

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