Tom invests in Software/SaaS companies with enterprise focus and at food tech companies including novel foods and supply chain with focus on sustainability. He also helps supports portfolio companies connect with customers and partners in Japan.
Before Joining Translink, Tom was Head of new business development center for Hitachi Solutions, where he lead business creation and ecosystem development activities in areas of construction tech and smart building in Japan. He also lead and launched 2 new businesses, secured commercial partnership agreements with 20 startups, contributing to 500% revenue increase in for his team.
B.S. in Economics from Keio University
Tom is aspiring to be a better golfer, enjoys playing sports with his son and family on the weekends and is a huge dog lover.