Yoshitaka is passionate about empowering and working with young leaders who are building the future. He has significant experience in impact investing/venture philanthropy in his career.
He is Impact Investing Officer at The Japan Social Impact Investment Foundation and advises several for-profit/non-profit start-up companies. Former Managing Director for Social Investment Partners in Japan and accelerator manager in the Philippines for LGT Impact, a global impact investor owned by a princely family of Lichtenstein.
He has over 10-year experience in finance and business development in the aviation and renewable energy industry, leading origination and M&A deals for large-scale solar power projects.
Yoshi holds an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. Originally from Japan, he has worked and studied in various regions including Japan, the U.S., Europe, Africa and South East Asia.
Why are you optimistic about the future of work?
AI/technology enables people to change their mind and behavior. If AI/technology harmonizes with people’s lives, it will bring more creativity and prosperity to the society.