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Ken Asada

Partner & Head of Japan

Based in Tokyo, Japan

Ken Asada is a partner and Japan Head in Salesforce Ventures’ Tokyo office where he focuses on investments in Japan and Korea. Ken has been in the venture capital business for more than a decade and has backed various tech startups in fields such as AI, communication technology, crowdsourcing, enterprise software, and security.

Prior to Salesforce Ventures, Ken was a Managing Director of NTT DoCoMo Ventures and an Investment Director of Intel Capital. Earlier in his career, Ken was a Systems Engineer and Strategy Consultant at IBM Japan. Ken holds an MBA from London Business School with a finance concentration and a Bachelor of Economics from Keio University.