Co-Founder & CEO: StartupFire
Founder & CEO: Silicon Valley Ventures
Venture Partner: Synergy Ventures
Executive Vice President & CIO: Moriwaka Medical
Visiting Professor: Yamaguchi University
Visiting Researcher: Kyushu Institute of Technology
Prof. John Kojiro Moriwaka Based in Silicon Valley, USA, Prof. Moriwaka is Executive Vice President & CIO of Moriwaka Medical, Venture Partner of Synergy Ventures, CEO of StartupFire, and CEO of Silicon Valley Ventures. With the title of the youngest professor in Japan, he teaches entrepreneurship & innovation at Yamaguchi University, and published a book about ‘leadership & innovation’. He has often been invited to leading universities, hospitals and organizations within Japan and abroad, not just as a promoter of innovation but as a charismatic motivational speaker. He was invited to give a talk at Health2.0 in Korea and China 2016. Likewise, he is a member of US-Japan MedTech Frontiers. He is a mentor of Alchemist Accelerator and an angel investor of Life Science Angels. He is also an alumnus of Harvard Business School.