President and Founder
Asia Pacific Initiative Foundation
James Kondo is President of Asia Pacific Initiative Foundation. James is also a Visiting Professor at Hitotsubashi University, Visiting Scientist at MIT Media Lab, Co-Chair of Silicon Valley Japan Platform, and Senior Advisor at Geodesic Capital Fund. Previously, Kondo was Vice President of Twitter Inc. and Chairman of Twitter Japan, Special Adviser to the Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan, on the faculty at the University of Tokyo, and a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. Kondo studied at Brown University, graduated from Keio University and Harvard Business School. He has been recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and an Asia21 Fellow by Asia Society.