Michi Kaifu is an Analyst for Gigaom Research that has over twenty years of international business development and consulting experience in the wireless and telecommunications industries. She has further her education and has telecom work experience in both the U.S. and Japan.
Michi formed ENOTECH Consulting in 1999, and since then, has advised numerous companies in the U.S. and Japan, in their global strategy. In 2008, her first book “Paradaisu Sakoku” was published in Japan. She currently writes a monthly column “Tech Mom’s New Wave from Silicon Valley” on Nikkei Business Online, one of the top Japanese publication for business executives, as well as business trend reports on “WirelessWire News”, wireless industry publication, from time to time.
Previously, Michi worked at a start-up mobile carrier, NTT America, Bain & Co., and Honda Motor. Michi holds the MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, and BA from Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan.