Shingo KOKUDO

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Chairman, Director of the Board

“I would like to convey to entrepreneurs the many things I have learned through my personal experience in starting up venture businesses. I hope that entrepreneurs will advance forward with high aspirations so that they can use their experiences to guide the next generation of entrepreneurs.”

Entrepreneurial & Business Experience
Acquired extensive experience while working for Intel Corporation in the areas of semi-conductor technology and market development. Jointly launched NuCORE Technology Inc. in Silicon Valley in the US in 1997, and became the vice president and concurrent representative of the Japanese arm of the company. Has served as the representative director of S&C Associates since 2007 and as a board member of NS Materials Corp. since 2011. Presently involved in venture-management strategies as an adviser to the board of directors and technical adviser for foreign startups.