Taisuke Asada is an Associate advising Carlyle's funds on buyout opportunities in Japan. He is based in Tokyo.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr.Asada was an Associate at Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, a Japanese government backed private equity company in Tokyo. He was involved actively in the transaction/integration of JOLED Inc., a newly integrated company of the R&D function for OLED display panel at Sony Corporation and Panasonic Corporation. He contributed to the successful launch of JOLED by building business strategy and integration planning/execution. He served as the outside corporate auditor at JOLED Inc.
Prior to joining INCJ, Mr.Asada was with McKinsey & Company and Nomura Research Institute as a management consultant. He mainly served clients in manufacturing/TMT sectors such as automotive, industrial machinery, semiconductor and chemical industry, as well as transportation sector, for building growth strategy, conducting business due diligence and operational improvement.
Mr.Asada earned his B.E. from Keio University in Japan.
He is a Member of the Board of CxS Corporation and an Outside Corporate Auditor of Kyushu GGC Ltd., SENQCIA Corporation (Former Hitachi Metals Techno, Ltd.), and WingArc1st Inc..