Chief Business Officer, Executive Vice President / EMURGO

As Chief Business Officer & Executive Vice President at EMURGO, the official commercial arm of Cardano blockchain, Mr. Yoshida oversees strategic planning and implementation to successfully execute business development objectives that serve to drive the adoption of Cardano through tailored systems development, education and academy, investment & acceleration, and general advisory services.

After growing up in New York and graduating from Keio University in 2003, Mr. Yoshida entered one of the biggest general trading companies in Japan. Mr. Yoshida now has 15 years of experience in business development and project management for multiple international and government projects, including M&A projects, mainly in the SE Asia region.