Tomokazu Okuno joined T-Media Holdings in 2015 as CFO. He supervised corporate planning and management divisions, as well as leading venture investment and monitoring activities. Before joining T-Media Holdings, Tomokazu spent 13 years in the investment banking industry, doing M&A advisory and financing deals at Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, and Nikko Salomon Smith Barney.
Tomokazu holds a BA in Commerce from Waseda University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Hiroshi Oka joined IMJ in 2007, and was named best rookie of the year for his cohort. As an account manager, he worked on implementing new website designs on a wide range of projects including website renewal for an educatonal instutition, launching an e-commerce site for an import apparel company, and revitalizing the “brand” section of a women’s magazine’s website.
In 2010 Hiroshi took charge of sales and marketing for IMJ’s affiliate platform VERSiON-M, then in 2011, he managed business development for IMJ’s new smartphone app “Shoppi!”
He joined IMJ Investment Partners at it’s launch in 2012, and currently contributes to the firm’s investment activities as head of the Tokyo office and Partner.
In 1987 Yuji Horiguchi joined Recruit Co., Ltd. He held positions at Recruit spanning accounting, finance, corporate planning, legal, and new business development, eventually managing media production for a core component of Recruit’s business as the editor for 7 of Recruit’s magazines.
Yuji joined IMJ as a corporate officer in 2005 and was promoted to CFO in 2008, in which role he headed numerous projects such as M&A, business transfers, capital policy, companies and divestiture, tax planning strategies, financing plans, labor issues, stock option design, and MBO. Additionally, he contributes to the business development of numerous companies as an outside director.
In 2012 he founded IMJ Investment Partners, an investment branch of the IMJ group, and as representative director he worked on the launch of incubation programs in Japan and began investment activities in Japan and Silicon Valley. Furthermore, in order to expand investment opportunities in the Southeast Asian market and achieve a more global status for the company, in Feburary 2013 he established a new headquarters in Singapore, where he currently resides and leads investment activities.