Since 1980, CJ has been a banker and venture finance specialist. Prior to founding Global Alliance Ltd., in 1994 he was a Director of Techno-Alliance K.K., a Japan-based venture capital group. Previously he was co-head of international M&A for Asahi Bank in Japan, Vice President of Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch Capital Markets in Tokyo and New York, Assistant Vice President of Investment Banking of JP Morgan in New York and with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington DC. He has a Bachelors Degree in Economics from University of Wisconsin and a Masters Degree from Harvard University School of Business Administration.

Founded Global Alliance Partners in 2002. Previously, founder and CEO of Drake Beam Morin-Japan. (1982-2002), Japan's largest HR firm, listing on JASDAQ in 1997. He was Representative Director of Home Products Japan and with Chesebrough Ponds Japan and USA. He was Liquidation Advisor for Vendo Japan. He began his career with Ketchum McLeod & Grove Advertising in San Francisco and New York. He is currently a Board Member of Care Japan and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and is President of the Tateuchi Foundation of Washington, USA. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Law Faculty of Keio University, and received a Masters Degree, Advertising & Marketing, University of Washington.

Roger is the Professor of Accounting and Finance at Henley Management College. He previously maintained an independent consultancy for 15 years, the last 10 in the area of Strategic Value Analysis. He has written numerous books and articles on accounting and finance, including Strategic Value Analysis and The Dynamics of Shareholder Value. He has completed assignments in 18 countries spanning Asia, North and South America, and Europe. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Sociology and Economics, a Masters Degree in Management Studies and a Ph.D. in Finance from Brunel University.
Prior to joining Global Alliance in 2001, Tomo worked in Sales and Marketing in both the United States and Japan for Daewoo Motors America and Soltec Co. He is a Microsoft Windows Systems Engineer and is fluent in English and Japanese. He has a 5-year Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kurume National College of Technology in Fukuoka, Japan. He attended California State University. Tomo has Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Arts degree in Financial Management from Parkwood University of UK.
Marco was founder and President of a luxury goods retail company for which he was awarded membership in the Young Entrepreneur’s Organization. Concurrently he was a director of Transnational Diversified Group, a multinational shipping company. Previously he was with the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority in the Philippines and with NYK Lines in Japan. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Arts from McGill University in Canada and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD in France.
Before joining Global Alliance in America, Theresa was Associate Director of Nomura Securities International HK Ltd. from 1994 to 1998 providing credit and fixed income analyst for the Asia Pacific Region. She founded Hong Kong Webgrrls in 1997. Previously she was a credit analyst with BancOne. She is currently an executive officer of Flavor Software Inc. in New York. Theresa holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Stanford University in Economics and Humanities Honors and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. Theresa is currently engaged by Flavor Software of New York.
Steve joined the Board of Global Alliance in December 1999, and assists the company with investment banking advice and human capital issues. He is Managing Director of Glocap Search LLC. Steve previously was the President of Korn/Ferry International's Asia/Pacific Region, part of the world's largest retained search firm. He previously was Managing Director of international finance and investment banking at Merrill Lynch and with the Bank of Boston, specializing in cross-border corporate finance and merger advisory. His experience includes assignments in New York, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Steve has spent much of the past 25 years in Japan, and is fluent in Japanese.
Burt is managing director of Alimansky Capital Group Inc. based in New York City. He is also chairman and founder of New York Business Forums Inc., parent of New York Venture Group, New York Capital Roundtable, and MasterClass Forums. In addition to numerous board of director positions, Burt was president of the Harvard Business School Club of New York, and co-founder/chair of New York City’s annual Venture Capital Conference. He was also awarded Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, Merrill Lynch, and Inc. Magazine. He is a Bachelor of Arts honors graduate of Dartmouth College and has a Masters Degree from Harvard University School of Business Administration.