Ryu Hirayama / YJ Capital CEO


Ryu Hirayama has served as CEO of YJ Capital since January 2015 and SVP of Corporate Development at Yahoo Japan Corporation since April 2014. He currently serves on the board of directors of YJ America, Inc and SB Innoventure Corp. Prior to Yahoo Japan, Ryu worked at Goldman Sachs as VP in global mergers and acquisitions group, focusing on cross border buyside/sellside transactions. He started his career at Bank of Japan.
> Ryu received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Waseda University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.