Yukio Kubota is a Senior Advisor focused on Japanese buyout opportunities in the technology sector. He is based in Tokyo.
Previously, Mr. Kubota was 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 currently serves as a member of the Boards of Directors of Carlyle portfolio companies CxS Corporation. He is an ex-Board Member of Solasto Corporation, ARUHI Corporation and WingArc1st Inc.
Mr. Kubota received his M.S. and B.S. in physics from Waseda University and did research work at California Institute of Technology.