Mr. Taejun Shin
Mr. Taejun Shin is a Co-Founder, Representative Director & CEO of Gojo & Company, Inc.. He currently holds the position of a Director in Ananya Finance For Inclusive Growth Private Limited and other Foreign entities-Foreign Microfinance organizations like Sejaya Microcredit Limited (Sri Lanka), Maxima Microfinance PLC (Cambodia) and Microfinance Delta International Co. Ltd (Myanmar) bringing in a wealth of global microfinance experience. Prior to Gojo, Taejun has worked at Morgan Stanley and Unison Capital as an investment professional. He also founded Living in Peace, an NGO, in 2007, and created the first microfinance investment fund in Japan’s history. He led the building of three children’s homes in Japan providing scholarship support for kids under the alternative care system. Mr. Taejun has played a crucial role in reforming Japan’s children’s welfare policy, especially in improving the living conditions of kids detained in the government welfare offices.
Mr. Taejun is the Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and is the youngest founding board member of Endeavor Japan. He is the author of 9 books, a finisher of the 1648 km ultra-marathon, and a Karate black-belt holder.