Board and Advisors

Yoshihiro Kitamura

Yoshihiro Kitamura, Board Member, Recruit Co., Ltd

Yoshi is responsible for the Media and Solution Strategic Business Unit, which includes all non-HR business of Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd. and also serves as the President and Representative Director of Recruit Technologies Co., Ltd. Over the years, he made a name for himself as a business development expert for his breadth of industry knowledge and career experience. He was previously the CEO of Recruit Lifestyle Co., Ltd., one of the companies of the Recruit group, which operates platforms in sectors of travel, restaurant, beauty, and EC. He started his career at Recruit in 1997 in product development and soon achieved various top management positions within the company.

Mikihito Kawanami

Mikihito Kawanami, Board Member, Recruit Co., Ltd

Miki is Head of Corporate Development for Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd. and also Head of RSI Fund 1, which is Recruit Holdings’ corporate venture capital. With 20 years experience in strategy and business development and depth of knowledge, Miki is the talent behind accelerating the growth of the investment company. His coverage includes the travel industry and also the restaurant, beauty, bridal service, real estate, education, Fin-Tech and healthcare sectors. His experience includes both B2C and B2B SaaS business. Prior to his current position, he lead the strategy team of Recruit Lifestyle Co.,Ltd., an operating company of Recruit group, which operates platforms in sectors of travel, restaurant, beauty, and EC.