4人の日本人が無謀にも、Tech in AsiaからやってきたJeffと英語でパネルディスカッションを行います。
4 Japanese people are going to try to talk about “how to make global startups from Fukuoka” with Jeff in English. Jeff, who is the Japan Editor at Tech in Asia which is a online media company and focussing on technology and startup.
Can we make global startups? Of course, you’ll be able to, because we think about it from now.
Jeff “J.T.” Quigley is the Japan Editor at Tech in Asia, a leading online media company that focuses on technology and startups throughout Asia. A graduate of La Salle University in Philadelphia, he’s written about everything from culture and medicine to business and politics in a career that has spanned the U.S., China, and Japan.
Mr. Quigley’s first experience in Japan was a homestay in Kobe in 2006. He later joined the government-sponsored JET Program, which sent him to Hokkaido in 2009. From 2011 until the present, he has worked as a writer and editor covering a variety of Japan-specific topics – primarily the domestic startup ecosystem and the entrepreneurs behind it. He currently resides in Tokyo with his wife and daughter.
He currently focuses on early-stage investment in consumer/enterprise mobile, e-commerce, Internet of Things, clean technology. And also consumer services in growth/later-stage. YAMAKASA festival as well.
Junya has a bachelor of Economics degree from Waseda.
Head of the secretariat of NPO AIP, which is Academy for advanced Information Technology Professionals. And we have a free space “AIPCafe” where communities gather.
And he is a member of organizers of Festival called Myojo Waraku which is being held at Fukuoka. In 2014, Over 5000 people participated, when we held this Festival at TAIPEI.
He lives in Fukuoka, Japan, and also on the Internet. His brief stint in stage play during his teenage years gave him an incredibly loud voice, and a keenness for collaborative works. Masanori has been working as a programmer since 2001, with Java and PHP being his main languages.
A favorite quote of his: “Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
(Photo: Artem Kas)