Ms. Takaoka is an executive director in charge of the New Business Planning Office at Monex Group. She is currently focusing on Monex’s CVC efforts and new business development. She is also cofounder of FINOVATORs, which promotes growth of the fintech ecosystem in Japan and has been selected as Asia’s 100 Fintech Leaders.
She also has been a committee member of METI’s Fintech Study Group and a lecturer to the LDP’s Financial Research Council. She was selected as Japan’s 55 Global Women by Forbes Japan.
Ms. Takaoka started her career at Goldman Sachs (Japan) Ltd. after graduating Cambridge University in Physics.