Satoshi Tomita, Ph.D.
Dr. Satoshi Tomita received his Ph.D. in Media and Goverance after completing the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Policy and Media Studies at Keio University. Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University. Completed the Master course and received his MA in Economics. He received the Keio University School BA of Policy Management (SFC). He is managing his own consulting firm to develop new business, arrangement of corporate alliances and M&A, commercialization of IoT and AI, situated in Aoyama, Tokyo. The firms has provided their services to over 200 client companies for over 10 years. He is managing a couple of corporate venture capital funds for companies, including listed in the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, investing in startups in the US, mainly California, Singapore, and so on. He is a former full-time lecturer (VC theory, entrepreneur development course first representative) at Osaka City University. He studied abroad at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. From 2017 he was appointed as a Professor of the Graduate School of Business Administration at Rikkyo University, where he is responsible for venture capital theory, alliance strategy theory, commercialization of technology, business plan preparation, and seminars (graduate study). As for literary works, he wrote and published "Textbook for developing new business ~ Strongest skills to be acquired as a business leader" (long-selling repeated edition), "The alliance strategy in the IoT era ~ Proposal of mathematical model of mathematical modeling of artificial intelligence" (academy award winner) and five other books. Many lectures were held at seminars organized by "Nikkei Business". In addition, he also held presentations at academic conferences at international venues, including winning two awards as well as submitting papers to international journals. He once participated in launching an independent VC and also has the experience of achieving IPO of his own VC and several investment companies. Furthermore, in the division of fund management at Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co., Ltd., he served as the largest gate keeper in Japan for domestic and foreign VC funds and also understands fiduciary duty. He currently serves concurrently as a research fellow at University of California, San Diego.
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President Dr. Satoshi Tomita has been operating a corporate pension fund and a public pension at the consignment operation department of Brown · Brothers · Harriman (the most famous joint custody bank in the United States) and Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co., Ltd., We understand well about the responsibilities. (Responsibility and governance when depositing and managing funds from outside) For that reason we can also make requests to companies listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange with confidence.