Kentaro is Co-Founder and CEO of Persefoni, a ClimateTech SaaS company that works with companies and financial institutions to account for, disclose, and manage their climate impacts. The company has raised $120m since its founding in 2020. Prior to founding Persefoni, Kentaro was the youngest Chief Digital Officer ever at a Fortune 500 energy company and spent his career in the enterprise software space and spent time as an early-stage software investor at Rice Investment Group. Kentaro is also a Co-Founder & Board Director at Umbrage. He has received recognition and awards for his work by various major institutions including the Forbes 30 Under 30 and SXSW Startup Competition.