Kay Okamoto
CEOYayoi Co., Ltd.
Kay Okamoto became CEO of Japan’s No.1 accounting software developer, Yayoi Co., Ltd. in 2008. As the CEO, he significantly expanded Yayoi’s support & service business and also led its cloud initiative. Yayoi’s growth resulted in the acquisition by financial conglomerate, ORIX in December 2014. Today, he is spearheading ORIX & Yayoi’s entry to alternative lending business. Prior to Yayoi, Kay founded a boutique management consulting firm, Real Solutions in 2000. His past experiences include system engineer at Nomura Research Institute and consultant at The Boston Consulting Group.

He holds M.B.A. with Honor from UCLA Anderson School of Management and BE from The University of Tokyo.