Koichi Saito is Founder & General Partner of KK Fund, a venture capital fund in Singapore investing in Seed stage internet and mobile startups across South East Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Koichi previously worked at Spiral ventures as Director and was responsible for Spiral’s early stage tech investments throughout Southeast Asia.
Prior to Spiral, Koichi worked at Private Equity Fund founded by George Soros and he was engaged in several corporate and hotel acquisitions.
He also worked at investment banking division at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities, and served as an arranger of securitization of mortgages.
Koichi holds an MBA from IE business school in Spain.
Cherie Blair CBE, QC
Chancellor, Asian University for Women; Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
Deputy CEO, Mikhailov & Partners;
former correspondent for Bloomberg News TV and bureau-chief for CTV Canada in Moscow
Prof Fernando M. Reimers
Professor of the Practice in International Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Deputy Minister Responsible for Early Years and Child Care
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education
Senior Policy Analyst/ Project Manager of the OECD Education and Skills 2030, Early Childhood and School Division, Directorate for Education and Skills, OECD