Makato Takano

Editor-in-Chief of Forbes JAPAN. Founder/CEO of D4V (Design for Ventures) and CEO of Atomixmedia Inc.,

Mr. Takano was Managing Director and President of PIMCO Japan Ltd. Before joining PIMCO in 2001, he was head of marketing at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He serves as Board Member of GHV Accelerator, Human Rights Watch, Founding Board of Endeavor, Director of International School of Asia, Karuizawa (ISAK), Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation, Nippon Finance Association as well as Editorial Board of Tokyo Financial Research Co., Ltd.