Hiroki Matsuda joined Sozo Ventures in September 2016.
His responsibilities include maintaining investor relationships in the U.S, supporting portfolio companies before and after post investment to add value, analyzing data to select portfolio candidates, and analyzing industry conditions.
Before joining Sozo Ventures, Mr. Matsuda worked for Accenture as a management consultant. In nearly five years in Accenture, Mr. Matsuda participated in over 10 consulting projects for Fortune 500 organizations in various industries such as IT, manufacturing, consumer goods, utilities, or public services. Mr. Matsuda developed transformation blueprints of control departments and he contributed to transforming organizations.
Mr. Matsuda received a Master of International Affairs from the University of California, San Diego, School of Global Policy and Strategy and also graduated from Keio University with a BA in Business and Commerce and a minor in International Relations. Also, he is a visiting researcher at Waseda University.