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Risa Ishii is a Principal at Great Wave Ventures. Prior to Great Wave, she was the Director of Japanese Partnerships at Plug and Play, overseeing partnerships with 80+ Japanese largest corporations on their R&D initiatives, business collaborations and CVC investments. Risa started her career at Mizuho Bank’s headquarters in the International Strategic Department. Risa holds a BS in Political Science and Economics from Waseda University. Outside work, Risa likes to travel and go diving underwater.

Risa Ishii

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