Ken Sobajima

Ken Sobajima is the director of investment team at KDDI, Japan’s No.2 mobile carrier with 45MM wireless subscribers and 8MM cable TV and landline service subscribers. KDDI has a corporate venture fund, KDDI Open Innovation Fund and invested in 11 startups in US, looking for companies with an interest to entering the Japanese market down the road.

Ken was responsible for the business alliance with great partners, Google, Facebook, GREE etc in Japan, and now responsible for the investment and global business development in bay area, focusing on consumer facing and mobile software/services, IoT, e-commerce, and healthcare and so on.