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Kei Shibata

Founder and CEO, Venture Republic Global

Kei co-founded and runs Venture Republic, a global online travel company that owns Japan’s largest online travel search engine & media “Travel.jp”, blogger generated online travel media “Trip101” (Singapore) and “Allstay” leading mobile hotel search app in Korea.

As CEO, he took the company public in 2008 (2177. JASDAQ) after 7 years in operation.

Previously, Kei worked at Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan’s leading trading & investment firm.

He received an MBA from the Harvard Business School.