Geodesic Japan
is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Geodesic Capital. Its highly focused and talented team of professionals provides market entry and growth support for Geodesic Capital Portfolio Companies in Japan.

What Geodesic Japan does for our
portfolio companies in Japan.

Customers & Partners

Introductions to the right people at targeted companies. Connections to like-minded corporations, systems integrators, and market collaborators.

Local Operations Support

Access to our network of top tech talent and recruiters to ensure the right team is in place. Introduction to high quality service providers to get the perfect office space, IT services and marketing support.

Strategy

Strategic advice and tactical guidance based on decades of experience leading tech companies in the Japanese market.

We help you assess, evaluate, plan, execute and grow your business in Japan.

Team

Our people are the difference. Learn more about their backgrounds and expertise.

Marcus Otsuji
Japan Country Manager

Marcus Otsuji has nearly 20 years of experience in IT sales and business development leadership in Japan. He now leads Geodesic Japan’s operations as Country Manager where he and his team are responsible for ensuring that portfolio companies succeed in Japan.

Prior to Geodesic Japan, Marcus’ roles included: Partner at boutique consulting firm JapanWorks Inc. (1998 – 2004), Japan Country Manager at web analytics start up Omniture Inc. (2004-2011 including 2 years post acquisition by Adobe), Carrier Sales Director, Business Development Director, and then Enterprise Sales Director at Apple Japan (2011 – 2016).

Marcus is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii.  He holds a BA in International Studies from Pepperdine University (Malibu, California), and a Japan-focused MBA from the University of Hawaii/JAIMS (Japan-America Institute of Management Science.)

In his free time Marcus can be found pursuing his eternally elusive goal of a black belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu or mindlessly watching real estate shows on HGTV.

Takayuki Otsuka
Director, Business Development

Taka is responsible for helping Geodesic Capital portfolio companies with their Japan go-to-market strategy and execution. In doing so, he draws on over 30 years of experience and his extensive network from working in Japan in various sales, product marketing, and business development roles at leading technology companies including Apple Japan (2013-2018), Microsoft Japan (2009-2013), Nokia Japan (1999-2009) and JVC  (1987-1999).  At these companies Taka’s roles have been focused primarily on launching products and services in new categories, such as Consumer Electronics, Digital Services, and Mobile Enterprise Solutions.

Taka was born in Tokyo, Japan. He holds a Technology Management focused MBA from the Graduate School of Waseda University and a BE in Electronics from Chiba Institute of Technology.  Aside from spending time with his family, Taka loves good food and wine, and most recently has started testing wireless radio equipments and trying to communicate over long distances in weak signal environments.

Hyesu Sai
Event Coordinator

Hyesu Sai is Geodesic Japan’s Events Coordinator. She is responsible for assisting with the planning and execution of Geodesic events including Geodesic Forum, but also supports Geodesic portfolio companies with their Japan events including launch events, seminars, and conferences (and associated PR). Hyesu accumulated significant experience organizing events during her tenure with JTB Communication Design from 2016-2019.

Of Korean decent but having lived in Japan for twenty-two years, Hyesu speaks fluent Japanese, Korean, and English. She majored in French and holds a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from Meiji Gakuin University located in Tokyo, Japan.

Geodesic Japan, G.K.
Tri-Seven Roppongi 8F
7-7-7 Roppongi
Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
Japan