Chief Operating Officer of DTVS
Deloitte Tohmatsu Venture Support (DTVS)
Masayuki Kimura graduated from Hitotsubashi University in Japan with a Master’s Degree in management and accounting. Since 2007, he worked at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC providing business strategy, M&A and IPO consulting services. In 2010, he co-founded Deloitte Tohmatsu Venture Support (DTVS), inside Deloitte Japan, to enhance the Japanese startup ecosystem. He has supported over 200 startups in fundraising and business planning, as well as provided open innovation consulting services to Japanese corporations including Hitachi and NTT group. He is currently based in Silicon Valley and is head of the International Division of DTVS, connecting startups and corporations globally for creating new business alliances. His expertise lies in AI, IoT, and autonomous driving, for which he’s been invited to present in several global conferences including Automotive World 2019, the AI Conference 2017 and Wearable Expo 2017.