Kenji Kakuta

iHeart Japan Corporation


Mr. Kenji Kakuta is currently managing a biotechnology venture company, developing a regenerative medicinal product for severe heart failure. In 2016, he was awarded by the Government of Japan as a meritorious contributor to collaboration between industry, academia and government.
He was working for venture capital funds for 8 years, and responsible for investments in biotechnology companies so broadly as Japan, North America, Western Europe, China and Singapore.
Prior to that, he started his professional career at Procter & Gamble Far East, Inc.
He holds a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science from Kyoto University.

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