Kei co-founded and runs Venture Republic, a global online travel company that owns Japan’s largest online travel search engine and media company, Travel.jp, blogger generated online travel media Trip101 (Singapore) and Allstay, a leading mobile hotel search app in Korea. As CEO, he took the company public in 2008 (2177. JASDAQ) after 7 years in operation. Previously, Kei worked at Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan’s leading trading & investment firm. He received an MBA from the Harvard Business School School.