Mr. Kan currently serves as the executive director at Cheerio Group, a rapidly growing Japanese beverage company with 400 employees. His passion lies in building an organization that bridges different values to co-create and capture entrepreneurial opportunities.
As a strong believer in entrepreneurship, he plays an active role in the Tofu Project, a Bay Area/Tokyo-based movement to promote entrepreneurship and design thinking with top-tier Silicon Valley disruptors. He also serves as co-chair of the Stanford Business School Alumni Tokyo Chapter and the Asia 21 Young Leaders Fellowship, as well as board member at the Institute of Communication Art, a Tokyo based NPO which promotes creativity in children's education.
He earned his BA from the University of Tokyo in American studies and his MBA from Stanford University.