Mike Kayamori

CEO of Quoine

    Mike brings extensive experience in Investment, Business, Management, IT and Venture Capital for over 20 years in Japan, the United States and Asia. Inspired by the innovative and disruptive blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, Mike co-founded QUOINE in 2014.

    Prior to QUOINE, Mike was a Senior Vice President at SoftBank Group, managing its Asia / India operations, investments, and joint ventures with SingTel and Bharti Group as well as the Chief Investment Officer of Gungho Asia, the creator of Puzzle and Dragons.

    Before joining SoftBank, Mike was a Senior Director at Globespan Capital Partners, an independent Venture Capital with over USD1.2B under management, with responsibilities in Japan Investment as well as Asia business development.

    Prior to Globespan, Mike worked at Mitsubishi Corporation’s New Business Initiative Group and established Natural Lawson as well as the joint venture with Boots to create Boots MC.
    Mike graduated from The University of Tokyo and Harvard Business School.