Masaakira James Kondo


Co-Chairman of Silicon Valley Japan Platform


James Kondo is Co-Chairman of Silicon Valley Japan Platform. He is also Visiting Professor at Hitotsubashi University, Senior Advisor at Geodesic Capital Fund and a Trustee at the International House of Japan.

James was formerly Chairman of Twitter Japan and Vice President of Twitter Inc. He was also Special Advisor at the Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan and a management consultant at McKinsey.

James is also a serial social entrepreneur and co-founded TABLE FOR TWO and BEYOND Tomorrow.

James was selected: Young Global Leader, New Asia Leader, and Global Agenda Council Member by the World Economic Forum; and Asia21 Fellow by Asia Society.


It is an honor to join the Advisory Council.

I look forward to working with the other Advisory Council members to help nurture the next generation of leaders who can contribute to mankind.