Mr. Masa Isono has been actively involved in venture development and corporate partnering for Japanese companies with U.S. and Asian partners for more than 20 years.
At DEFTA, he is specifically in charge of value-creating services for its portfolio companies. Combining skills of international business development, joint ventures management, and knowledge of strategic planning and corporate finance, he provides entrepreneurs and corporations with experience, insight and the guidance needed to build strong businesses.
Mr. Masa has B.A. from Waseda University, and M.B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Boston University. He is a CFA charterholder, CPA (inactive) and a Chartered Member of The Security Analysts Association of Japan.