Akihiko Soyama

President and CEO @

LINK-J (Life Science Innovation Network Japan)


Aki has been President and CEO of LINK-J since its foundation in 2016. Earlier in his career, he served as Deputy Director at METI (GOJ), project manager at Boston Consulting Group in Tokyo, Vice President/General Manager at Johnson and Johnson Japan, President at Biotronik Japan and President at Haemonetics Japan. Aki holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BS (Physics) from University of Tokyo. Aki also serves as a specially appointed Professor of Tohoku University and life science related committee member of MHLW (GOJ), METI (GOJ), AMED(GOJ), Kobe City, Sapporo City, etc.

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