Mr. Kazuma YAMAUCHI
Executive Committee Member, BXAI
Founder and CEO, KZM & Company
Mr. Kazuma YAMAUCHI is the Founder and CEO of KZM & Company, a consulting firm that specializes in the fields of investment, start-ups, IP rights, entertainment, content, and social media. Prior to establishing KZM, he was an investment professional at the Private Equity group of Apollo Management, a global alternative asset manager with approximately US$160 billion of assets under management. Prior to joining Apollo, he worked at MBK Partners, an Asian private equity investment fund, and prior to that, he worked in the principal investment team at Goldman Sachs in Tokyo.
Outside of the work, he manages the Hong Kong branch of University of Tokyo’s alumni association, where he leads and coordinates various activities for UTokyo alumni in Hong Kong. He was a former member of the Jing Forum, a bilateral discussion forum between Peking University and The University of Tokyo.
Mr. Yamauchi received a BA and an MA from the University of Tokyo.