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So Saito

Representative Lawyer of So Law Office

So Saito is a founder of So Law Office. He is an attorney-at-law admitted in Japan and NY and specialized in finance law, IT law and corporation law for 20 years. His current main practice areas are Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and FinTech law. 

 He started his career in Nishimura & Asahi, the largest law firm in Japan, in 1999 and specialized in financial laws such as securitization, funds, and derivatives. 

 From 2013, he had a chance to work on a digital currency-related case, and he started his firm in April 2015 and started to specialize in Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and FinTech law. He also serves a legal advisor to Japan Blockchain Association. 

 He is a graduate of the University of Tokyo (LLB, 1997) and the New York University, School of Law (LLM, 2005)

Ogawa Kohei

Co-founder and CEO of VALU Inc

Kohei Ogawa is currently co-founder and CEO of VALU inc. 

 He started his career at GREE, Inc. in 2011. 

After a year, he transferred  the US Office in 2012 and officiated the lead server engineer of the nation’s third-largest mobile game app. After returned to Japan, Kohei became the leading force to the new projects such as a hotel booking app and site. 

 After GREE Inc.,  he launched several new projects and businesses as engineer specialist and established(founded )VALU in 2016. 

Kohei completed his studies at Graduate school of System Design and Management at Keio university in 2011.

 

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