Jun is based in Japan, where he supports investment and portfolio companies interact with their local customers and partners.
He has more than 20 years of experience within the telecommunication and internet industry, focused on venture capital investment and cross-border M&A transactions.
Prior to joining Translink Capital, he was the Executive Officer of Global Expansion at SORACOM (acquired by KDDI), startup company based in Japan, offering cloud-native connectivity developed specifically for the Internet of Things.
While working at NTT DOCOMO, he conducted strategic planning and execution as Executive Director, encompassing public and private company M&A, financings, due diligence, post-merger integration, business development and operation, served as a board member of acquired companies in Germany, Italy, and Singapore. Prior to that, he served as Director of DOCOMO Capital, based in Silicon Valley, facilitated investment in startups and business collaboration with NTT DOCOMO.
In Silicon Valley, he has also experience in operating startup during the US dot-com boom in the late ’90s. He earned his MBA from San Francisco State University.
He loves to keep and breed tropical fish at home and has experience to work as an aquarium curator at his first career.