Managing Partner, GLOBIS Capital Partners
Mr. Soichi Kariyazono is a founding Partner of the Apax GLOBIS Japan Fund and previously served as fund manager of the firm's first venture capital fund, the GLOBIS Incubation Fund. At GLOBIS Capital Partners, Mr. Kariyazono is responsible for managing approximately 50 billion yen in funds entrusted by institutional investors worldwide, and for providing comprehensive support encompassing human resources, funding and management know-how to promising venture businesses in Japan.
Prior to joining GLOBIS, Mr. Kariyazono worked for the Management Consulting Division of the Sanwa Research Institute Corporation. He has authored three Japanese books on entrepreneurial strategy.
Mr. Kariyazono received a BA in Law from Keio University in Japan and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Business.