Joichi Ito

Co-Founder at Digital Garage, Inc.

Joichi Ito

Joichi Ito

Co-Founder at Digital Garage, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Sanrio Digital
Neo Innovation, Inc.
Creative Commons Corporation

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4613

Primary Location

Boston, MA, United States

Number of Boards

61

Birthday

06/1967 - Kyoto, Japan

Age

53

Number of Awards

2

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Founder at Digital Garage, Inc.

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Co-Founder at PureTech Health PLC

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Head-Marketing Segment at Digital Garage, Inc.

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Senior Executive Vice President, Senior Executive Officer, President of Subsidiaries, Director at Digital Garage, Inc.

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Senior Executive Vice President, Senior Executive Officer, President of Subsidiaries, Director at Digital Garage, Inc.

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Senior Executive Vice President, Senior Executive Officer, Director of Corporate Strategy, Director at Digital Garage, Inc.

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Co-Founder at PureTech Health PLC

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Founder at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Executive Managing Director at Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan

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Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Co-Founder at Digital Garage, Inc.
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Co-Founder at Connected Camps

Connected Camps is a private company headquartered in Washington, DC, that provides online coding and digital arts for kids.

Education
PhD Governance & Media
Class of 2018

Keio University's mission is to be a source of honorable character and a paragon of intellect and morals

Computer Science

Tufts University is a private research university located in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. The university is organized into ten schools, including two undergraduate programs and eight graduate divisions, on four campuses in Massachusetts and the French Alps. The university emphasizes active citizenship and public service in all of its disciplines and is known for its internationalism and study abroad programs.

Attendee

American School in Japan is a school in Tokyo.

Graduate

UCE’s Office of Investments is responsible for managing the University's investment assets, which includes overseeing the endowment to ensure that it benefits both current and future generations of the University of Chicago. They oversee the broad investment strategy and provide input to the development of the strategic and tactical investment policies of the University & UCMC endowments, pension plans and self-insurance trust assets. Their strategy combines qualitative and quantitative analysis, seeking to achieve superior investment performance on a risk-adjusted basis.

Attendee

Nishimachi International School is a school.

Career History
Founder & Managing Partner
2015 - Current

Neoteny Management LLC is an active manager which invests in companies located in Germany and United States. It participates in seed stage and early stage transactions and focuses on sectors such as Technology Services.

Co-Founder
2010 - Current

Silicon Straits invests in the companies located in Asia, Middle East, North Africa regions and the US. The firm focuses on consumer internet businesses. Their investment size ranges from 0.005$ million to 0.05 million.

Co-Founder
1995 - Current

In 1994, Digital Garage created the first personal home page in Japan, which marked the beginning of our epoch-making history. We have gone on to create a wide variety of business endeavors based on our core strengths: cutting-edge Internet technology, marketing technology with focus on usability, and financial technology that harnesses total solutions. The footsteps of Digital Garage --its path of creating new context as well as numerous business models-- have been and will be a guidepost for Internet business in Japan in the 21st century.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
Current

PureTech Ventures specializes in company creation and early-stage investments in novel therapeutics, medical devices, diagnostics, and research technologies. The firm focuses on companies with the potential to meet major unmet medical needs that have yet to be addressed by emerging science. They seek to identify novel technologies (often prior to publication) and create companies that drive those discoveries to commercially- and clinically-driven milestones. Once such milestones are achieved, PureTech Ventures builds out the leadership team, creates syndicates for later-stage financing rounds and positions the technology to make the broadest impact through public financing or acquisition

Director
Current

IperLane, Inc. is a private company headquartered in Wilmington, DE, that offers mobile monitoring and access controlling solutions.

Member, Board of Directors
2002 - 2008

PIA Corp. engages in the provision of entertainment services. Its business includes the sale of music items, sports, movies and events tickets; publishing; website management, planning, production, and operation of concerts and events. The company was founded by Hiroshi Yanai on July 10, 1972 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Director-Emeritus
2005 - Current

Open Source Initiative is a nonprofit company headquartered in San Francisco, CA, that develops open source software.

Emeritus Member, Board of Directors
Current

The Mozilla Foundation operates as a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the public benefit. The foundation also wholly owns the subsidiary organization, the Mozilla Corporation. Its purpose is to develop open source, standards compliant, free Internet applications that will be useable free of charge. It was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
2004 - 2007

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers allocates and manages internet's domain name system. It also coordinates policy development related to these technical functions. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2019

Japan Society is the leading U.S. organization committed to deepening mutual understanding between the United States and Japan in a global context. Now in its second century, the Society serves audiences across the United States and abroad through innovative programs in arts and culture, public policy, business, language and education.

$2,000 - $2,499
2017

Japan Society is the leading U.S. organization committed to deepening mutual understanding between the United States and Japan in a global context. Now in its second century, the Society serves audiences across the United States and abroad through innovative programs in arts and culture, public policy, business, language and education.

$2,500 - $4,999
2016

Japan Society is the leading U.S. organization committed to deepening mutual understanding between the United States and Japan in a global context. Now in its second century, the Society serves audiences across the United States and abroad through innovative programs in arts and culture, public policy, business, language and education.

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Neoteny 3 LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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Fnatic Ltd. engages in the professional video gaming industry. It offers duel modular gaming headset, rush pro gaming keyboard, clutch optical gaming mouse and focus pro gaming cloth mousepad. The company was founded by Sam Mathews and Anne Mathews in 2004 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Spatial Systems, Inc. develops software applications for augmented reality. It creates new user interfaces for augmented reality & virtual reality environments. The company was founded by Anand Agarawala and Jinha Lee in 2016 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Optimus Ride, Inc. designs and develops a self-driving technology for geo-fenced environments. The firm also offers transport solutions. The company was founded by Ramiro Almeida, Ryan Chin, Albert Huang, Sertac Karaman, and Jenny Larios Berlin in 2015 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

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Awards & Honors
2014
American Academy of Achievement - Golden Plate Award
2013
The New School
Creative Works
Author

Emergent Democracy

Author

Dialog - Ryu Murakami X Joichi Ito

Author

Freesouls: Captured and Released

Events
Speaker
Switzerland
2013 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 continues the mission of the World Economic Forum. It is committed to improving the state of the world and has driven the design and development of the Annual Meeting programme. The Annual Meeting remains the foremost creative force for engaging leaders in collaborative activities focused on shaping the global, regional and industry agendas.

Speaker
Aspen, CO, United States
2012 Aspen Ideas Festival

The 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival engaged its participants in a variety of programs, tutorials, seminars and discussion events that together are guaranteed to charge the atmosphere with vibrant intellectual exchange.

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