General Manager, Corporate Venture Capital, Asahi Kasei

Takashi Morishita serves as General Manager of Asahi Kasei Corporate VC since 2008. While managing CVC, he has been active as a board member and board observer of portfolio company, he was involved in investment of more than 30 start-ups and lead acquisition of portfolio company. He has over 25 years of experience in open innovation, global partnership and strategic alliances mainly with high tech start-ups in US and EuropeTakashi Morishita received his Ph.D, MS and BS in Chemical Engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology.