Satoshi Konno

Chief Executive Officer at BIRD INITIATIVE, Inc
Ranked in Brokering, Finance, M&A, Technology transfer
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Satoshi Konno's Profile

Satoshi Konno joined the Japanese leading startup studio, BIRD INITIATIVE, Inc. (BIRD) in October 2022 to lead BIRD as a CEO, utilising his background as an IT engineer, a venture capitalist, an entrepreneur and an IP strategist.  Before BIRD, he initiated and successfully lead the innovation division of IP Bridge, a Japanese government-supported US$300 million IP fund management company. Before IP Bridge, he started and cultivated a cloud software company targeting data centres globally. He has the total of 20 years of experience as a venture capitalist and 10 years of IT engineer carrier experience as well.

He holds an MBA from the University of Texas, Austin.

He is a mentor for the Japan Patent Office and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's Startup Support Program.

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