Masa is a strong believer in the motto: “think and do.” His insatiable appetite for knowledge combined with his adaptability has allowed Masa to gain expertise in a variety of industries over his 20+ year career including Art Auction, Startups, Private Equity, Media & Entertainment, Healthcare, Hospitality, and Management Consulting. Masa’s breadth of experience enables him to “connect the dots” in unique ways, and he enjoys the process of generating new approaches or insights from fresh perspectives. However, Masa values action equally as ideas. A pragmatic leader, Masa is experienced in leading international, cross-functional teams – he has a track record of successfully delivering mission-critical multi-million dollar strategic global initiatives with C-level sponsorship. With the core belief that strategy is a living organism, Masa ensures that the strategies he devises continue to achieve their goals long after they have been implemented. Masa earned an MBA with a focus in Strategy from Columbia Business School and London Business School, and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Psychology & Human Factors from Tufts University.He completed coursework at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.