Shinya is an angel investor who has spent his career in high technology in Silicon Valley. He was the co-founder and chief executive officer of Postini, an email security SaaS company acquired by Google. Shinya's current investments and board of director positions include AppRats, BlueSpark, CloudShare, Core Security, and YOICS. Before starting his entrepreneurial career, Shinya was a consultant with McKinsey & Company and a post-doctoral fellow at NTT's Musashino Research Laboratory. Shinya is the inventor of ten patents and holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University in Electrical Engineering and Solid State Physics.