Yuki KashiyamaPartner, Investment Committee Member at J-STAR
Yuki Kashiyama is responsible for creating value within portfolio companies held by J-STAR-served funds. Prior to joining J-STAR, Mr. Kashiyama exited from his business as founder of a biotechnology company in the U.S. and Chile, having served as its General Manager of Global Biomass Sourcing and Chief Executive Officer of the Chilean operation. He has extensive experience in strategy, innovation management, business development and international operations. He began his career at Boston Consulting Group (“BCG”), where he worked on projects for business strategy, business development, marketing, business process re-engineering and post-merger integration in various industries such as technology, pharmaceutical and consumer goods. He received the “Consultant of the Year award” from BCG Japan. Mr. Kashiyama received an MBA from Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Tokyo.