Kaoru “K” Nakashima
CEO at nectoras inc.
Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka Mentor
Kaoru “K” Nakashima is a so-called Serial Intrepreneur and Consultant, offering Management support and executions based on his over 30-year career to set-up and grew new businesses in existing companies. K served as Executive Officer, Digital Business at Isetan-Mitsukoshi, the biggest department store group in Japan until 2017. Previously, he worked for GSI commerce (eBay enterprise) as MD-APAC and President-Japan. Before GSI, K initialized Digital commerce business of Jupiter Shop Channel as SVP, the biggest TV shopping Company in Japan, ToysRUs.com Japan Ltd. as a digital commerce entity and Marketing division of ToysRUs-Japan Ltd. K had also acted various roles in start-ups and rapid growing companies. These experiences gave him knowledge to start business in Japan and with Japanese big companies. K voluntarily support to VentureCafe Tokyo as a mentor for entrepreneurs. K holds MBA from Babson College.