|Corporate Name||Aoyama Art, Inc.|
|Location||5-11-24 Minami-Aoyama, Minatoku, Tokyo 107-0062 Japan|
|Established||October 15, 2020|
|Founder & CEO||Ryoma Katsura|
|Main Bank||Mitsubishi UFJ Bank|
|Business||Development and management of japanese-architects.com, a platform of architects in Japan|
After graduating from Keio University, Ryoma worked as an investment banker in Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs, advising clients on their M&A transactions and financings, both in the Tokyo office and the New York headquarters of Goldman Sachs.
He then joined Mercari Inc, Japan's largest startup developing a C-to-C marketplace, as a member of the CEO Office. After leading several projects including the management of group companies, he became the Head of New Business team / Product Owner of Cross Border business and managed the team as a product manager.
Ryoma's brother is an architect and his father works for a trading company in the architectural space. He was always a huge fan of architectures and founded japanese-architects.com in 2020 to create more opportunities for people around the world to connect to talented architects in Japan.
Graduated from the Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University.
After working at Nomura Research Institute, he worked at Donuts, Inc. as an engineering leader of cloud services for enterprises, such as "JOBCAN Attendance Management", "JOBCAN Workflow", and "JOBCAN Expense Reimbursement".
He then joined Michael, Inc. as one if the initial members as a VPoE, where he developed the product "CARTUNE", a social networking service for users who love customizing cars. During his tenure, Michael, Inc. was acquired by Mercari, Inc. for approximately JPY 1.5 billion.
He also served as a Technical Product Manager for new business development at Mercari, Inc.
Designed residences, stores and offices working for an architect office in Japan. japanese-architects.com advisor since 2021. Graduated from Keio University, Shonan Fujisawa Campus, majoring in Architecture and Urban Development.
Worked for an architect office in Japan for several years and mainly designed residences and stores. japanese-architects.com advisor since 2021.
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