Yukio Kubota is a Senior Advisor focused on Japanese buyout opportunities in the technology sector. He is based in Tokyo.
Mr. Kubota is former Chief Executive Officer of Willcom, where he managed the communication operating business. Prior to that, Mr. Kubota was a President of Sony Ericsson Japan, where he managed the mobile phone business. He was a Corporate Executive of Sony Corporation and worked for Sony for more than 35 years, where he developed a variety of digital products and managed consumer businesses.
Mr. Kubota served as a Board member of Carlyle portfolio companies Solasto Corporation, ARUHI Corporation, WingArc1st Inc, and CxS Corporation.
Mr. Kubota received his M.S. and B.S. in physics from Waseda University and did research work at California Institute of Technology.