Tetsu Nomura joined the Sozo Ventures team in September 2014. His main role is to assist Sozo’s portfolio companies in creating business development opportunities in Japan market.
Mr. Nomura brings over 12 years of international IT experience to the team. He has worked in some of the largest Japanese IT companies such as Japan Telecom, Fuji Xerox Information Systems and IT Frontier. He has also worked on establishing and connecting IT network infrastructure for large corporations and their multinational affiliates. Through these experiences, he has worked in a variety of countries such as India, England, China, Canada, Philippines, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, etc. Mr. Nomura’s most recent position prior to joining Sozo was as Regional IT Manager for the Mitsubishi Corporation’s entire North and South America operations. He held this role for 5 years and worked on implementing a common IT infrastructure across more than 30 different offices.
His international experience and deep IT knowledge makes him a great asset to Sozo Ventures and its portfolio companies as Mr. Nomura excels at connecting and working with people from different cultures. He is also able to understand the technological aspects of new ventures and knows how to best position a company in order for them to benefit from the huge potential in the Japan market.
In addition to a breadth of international work experience, Mr. Nomura spent over 4 years studying in England and completed 3 years of Molecular Biology study at Simon Fraser University in Canada.