JSIE organized 2nd Reunion & Networking event on March 25, 2017!
Mentors & Advisors
功能 聡子｜Kouno, Satoko
ARUN LLC President
After graduating from The International Christian University (ICU), Ms. Kono worked for a private corporation and Asian Institute. Since 1995, she has been involved in the restoration of and development aid for Cambodia, through NGO (Share = International cooperation through health promotion), JICA, and World Bank. Meeting with a Cambodian social entrepreneur opened her eyes to the social finance. Ms. Kono was convinced its necessity and potential, she established ARUN in 2009.
岩井 直文｜Iwai, Naofumi
Peatix, Inc. COO
Naofumi led Walt Disney Japan’s E-commerce division in 2007. At Amazon Japan, Naofumi launched various projects, including the launch of Amazon Japan’s Home & Kitchen store in 2003 and Marketplace merchant recruiting unit in 2005. Naofumi started his career at Toray Industries’ plant & machinery trading division in 1996. Naofumi holds a BA from Waseda University and a MBA degree from the University of Arizona.
JSIE（Japan Institute for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship）は、社会の閉塞感を打ち破る大きな原動力となりうる女性や若者の活躍の場を広げ、一人ひとりがリーダーシップをとり、力を発揮し行動することによって、誰もが自分らしい生き方のできる社会の実現を目指します。