Masa Shinomiya is a senior mechanical engineer at Yamaha Motor Ventures, where he is responsible for providing engineering support for portfolio companies.
Previously, he worked as a body design engineer for a scooter in Yamaha Motor.
Prior to that, he worked as a CAE engineer. He supported structural design, such as for commercial motorcycles, race bikes, surface mounter, and various research projects.
Masa graduated from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology with a master of Mechanical system engineering.
In his leisure time he enjoys riding motorcycles and skiing.
Amy is a corporate and transactional lawyer who specializes in M&A and strategic transactions.
Over the course of her career, she has developed a depth of experience in all aspects of private equity and venture capital transactions, including both debt and equity financing. She also has significant fund management experience and has advised several startups and portfolio companies with respect to IPO readiness and corporate governance.
She was the Global Head of the M&A, Venture Capital and Corporate Development Legal team at Cisco Systems Inc. Prior to Cisco, she was the Head of M&A Legal for the Global Investment Bank at UBS. She began her career as an M&A associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP.
Indiana University School of Law- Indianapolis, JD
New York University, MA
Michigan State University, BA
Bar Admission: New York