Keis Ide focuses on innovative technologies as well as IT-enabled solutions. He spent 15 years in the US, half of which in Silicon Valley.

He currently sits on the boards of Nelumbo Inc, BionicM, Algal Bio, Seaos, and Routrek Networks. He was the lead investor and served as board director for AI inside (IPO), GLM Inc. (M&A), IID (IPO), and played an instrumental role for Phyzios’ M&A exit to Google Inc.

He started his career in Silicon Valley as an engineer at KLA-Tencor Corp. in San Jose. He then joined The McKenna Group led by Regis McKenna, as a consultant in technology marketing. After returning to Tokyo, he served as a director in a startup company designing ASICs, before joining Globis Capital Partners as a venture capitalist.

He has a BS (Tau Beta Pi) in Systems Engineering from University of Virginia, and MS Honors in Management Science and Engineering (formerly of Engineering Economic Systems) from Stanford University.

He was listed on Forbes Japan Midas List in 2017.

・C-Based Hardware Design Platform for Dynamically Reconfigurable Processor

publication date 2005

publication description IEEE High Performance Embedded Computing 2005, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Co-Author and Presenter

・Dynamically Reconfigurable Processor Implemented with IPFlex’s DAPDNA Technology

publication date Aug 2004

publication description IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, August 2004 Vol.E87-D No.8