Associate, WERU Investment
Rocket scientist turned venture capitalist. Kiichiro began his career as a rocket scientist when he graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering (Highest Honors). After leaving his Ph.D. program at University of Colorado, Boulder, he led and supported numerous technology focused business development projects in San Francisco and Tokyo in various capacities with startups and large corporates. He is currently based in Tokyo with WERU Investment, an early stage venture capital firm focused on frontier tech areas including space, quantum, and neurotechnology.