Kaoruko brings more than 15 years of diverse professional experience in financial services to MUIP.  Prior to joining MUIP, Kaoruko was Vice President at Japan Industrial Partners, a Japan-based Private Equity firm, where she was responsible for the financial reporting of the firm’s investment funds, investor relations, as well as the audit, regulatory, and compliance matters of the funds.  Prior to Japan Industrial Partners, she spent over a decade in Silicon Valley earning experiences in the venture capital industry where she horned her skills.  Kaoruko was a Sr. Fund Accounting Manager at DCM Ventures, a prominent Venture Capital firm based in Silicon Valley.  Prior to DCM Ventures, she worked in Transaction Services at KPMG.   


Kaoruko is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).  She received her B.A. from Japan Women’s University and earned an M.B.A. with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from Santa Clara University. 


Vice President

Fund Management Div.

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