Mr. Mamoru Taniya serves as Co-Founder at D4V (Design for Ventures). He is an Advisor of Cinnamon. He serves as Managing Principal and Co-Ceo Asia Pacific at StormHarbour. He has a broad range of investment experiences covering from fixed-income derivatives to private equities. His early career is illustrated by his successful years at Salomon Brothers he joined in 1987 where he became the youngest managing director in Asia and led the proprietary trading division for Japan and Asia as one of the pioneers in financial arbitrage trading in the region. He then joined Tudor Capital (Japan) as one of the founding partners and led an MBO to found Asuka Asset Management where he is CEO to date and has made it a leading independent hedge fund in Japan.