Mitsuru Izumo

Mitsuru Izumo
  • Owner and Chief Executive Officer
    Euglena

Mitsuru Izumo is Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Euglena, a venture capital company spun off from a research laboratory at the University of Tokyo's Faculty of Agriculture. In December 2005, Euglena became the first and only company in the world to successfully mass culture euglena, a microscopic organism, in outdoor conditions. Previously, he worked for the Bank of Tokyo Mistubishi. Izumo graduated from the University of Tokyo's Agricultural and Life Sciences Department.