Director of Communications and International Development

Yutaka Iijima Director of Communications and International Development Yutaka Iijima was International Relations Manager at Kyoto University formerly assisting the Washington-based Halcyon Incubator, in which Phoenixi is deeply rooted, in program development and operations with a focus on communications, drawing on his academic and professional background in the field. Academically, Yutaka holds a Master’s in…

Independent Director and Leadership Coach

Akiko Murai Independent Director and Leadership Coach Akiko Murai is a leadership and career coach with Organizational Development and Talent Management background with more than 30 years of diverse professional experience ranging from the field work in Brazil with a United Nations agency to marketing financial products and services to high net worth individuals at…

Executive Director and Founder

Sachiko Kuno Executive Director and Founder Dr. Sachiko Kuno is the co-founder and Chair of Halcyon, a nonprofit dedicated to the power of human creativity. Kuno also serves as CEO of S&R Foundation, a 501(c)(3) she co-founded in 2000 to support talented individuals with great potential and high aspirations in the arts, sciences, and social…

CEO and Founder

Yukiko Hashitera CEO and Founder MBA, Master of Public Health. After graduating of college of pharmacy, Yukiko Hashitera joined pharmaceutical industry and she was involved the development of glaucoma and chronic idiopathic constipation medicine as a researcher. In 2008 she succeeded the listing of R-Tech Ueno, Ltd. in Heracles Market (currently JASDAQ) as a CEO.…