Deputy Director for the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy @
the Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
As the Deputy Director for the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy at the Cabinet Office, Sho Ito leads the National Startup Strategy, Startup Ecosystem Survey in collaboration with the World Bank, the University Endowment Fund (10 trillion yen). Before joining the Cabinet Office, He promoted innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives at the World Bank and university-industry joint research, entrepreneurship education, and startup policies at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). M.A. in International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.