氏名:非公開

A2O,Inc. / Chief Executive Officer

Within 23 wards, Tokyo, Japan


自己紹介

Kaz Terada was formerly a managing director and a board member of ITOCHU Technology Ventures, Inc. (ITV), a venture capital firm (US$270mil under management). Kaz brought more than 20 years of experience to ITV specialized in ICT space from ITOCHU Corporation's Aerospace, Information Technology & Multimedia Group in Japan, the U.S., Taiwan and Europe. Prior to joining ITV in May 2006, Kaz was responsible for the business development and strategic investment of ITOCHU’s ICT & Media Group in the U.S. as a senior vice president of ITOCHU Technology, Inc (ITI). Prior to ITI, Kaz initiated ITOCHU's Business Transformation Outsourcing project based upon the horizontal integration of the ITOCHU Group's business infrastructure resources- business consulting, human resource management, business education and customer relationship management (CRM). The project capitalized on ITOCHU's original strength in IT(Information Technology) / FT(Finance Technology) / LT(Logistic Technology). Previously, as a senior manager, head of business development and a leading ITOCHU strategist, Kaz headed strategic IT projects in Communications, Networking, Security, Wireless, Enterprise Software, Semiconductor and Manufacturing Equipment. From 1997 to 1999, Kaz led Venture Investment efforts in the US, investing in early-stage Silicon Valley technology companies. Kaz was responsible for ITOCHU's first U.S. technology venture capital fund "Horizon Ventures" to be established. He is a former board member of ITOCHU Technology Ventures, Inc., Cuoca Planning Co.,Ltd., Vasily, Inc., Runa, Inc., DMP, Inc., CTCSP Corporation and CTC Create Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Japan's Waseda University.  He is the president of TiE Japan (tie.org).



Specialties: Management, Business Development, Private Equity Investment


職歴 / 学歴

  • 2013/10

    A2O,Inc. /Chief Executive Officer

    2013/10 継続中

  • 2013/9

    500 Startups /Mentor

    2013/9 継続中

  • 2013/5

    TiE /President - TiE Japan Chapter

    2013/5 継続中

  • 2013/3

    Kamiyama Foundation /Advisor

    2013/3 継続中

  • 2011/1

    AAMA /Charter Member

    2011/1 継続中

  • 2013/4

    ITOCHU Corporation /EIR

    2013/4 2013/9

  • 2011/4

    TiE /Founding Board Member & Charter Member - TiE Japan Chapter

    2011/4 2013/5

  • 2011/7

    Cuoca Planning Co.,Ltd. /Director of the board

    2011/7 2013/3

  • 2011/7

    Vasily, Ltd. /Director of the board

    2011/7 2013/3

  • 2006/5

    ITOCHU Technology Ventures, Inc. /Managing Director and Member of the Board

    2006/5 2013/3

  • 2009/9

    Runa, Inc. /Member of the Board

    2009/9 2010/7

  • 2006/6

    DMP, Inc. /Member of the Board

    2006/6 2008/6

  • 2004/4

    ITOCHU Technology, Inc., Santa Clara, CA /Senior Vice President

    2004/4 2006/5

  • 2002/10

    CTCSP Corporation /Member of the Board

    2002/10 2004/4

  • 2002/10

    CTC Create Corporation /Member of the Board

    2002/10 2004/4

  • 2002/7

    ITOCHU Corporation /Deputy Manager

    2002/7 2004/4

  • 1999/10

    CTCSP Corporation /General Manager (2002-2004: Board Member)

    1999/10 2002/6

  • 1997/5

    ITOCHU International, Inc., New York, NY /Project Manager - Development & Venture

    1997/5 1999/4

  • 1994/10

    ITOCHU Corporation /Project Manager

    1994/10 1997/3

  • 1995/4

    ITC Technology Taiwan Corporation, Taiwan /General Manager & Founder

    1995/4 1997/1

  • 1992/6

    Takisawa USA, Inc., Chicago, IL /VP & General Manager

    1992/6 1994/9

  • 2003

    Marunouchi Business Academy

    2003 2003

  • 1999

    New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

    1999 1999

  • 1984

    Waseda University /BS

    1984 1988