Eri Hoshi is a Co-founder of KOSEI (Knowledge of Sports, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation) LLC, based in Japan. KOSEI LLC operates Entrepreneurship Programs for corporations and University students and assists in transforming concepts and technologies into commercial enterprises. KOSEI LLC also supports the creation of startup innovation ecosystems as well as assists American startups and Universities to enter the Asian markets.
Additionally, Eri is a Lecturer with the Innovation Academy at the University of New Mexico, a Senior Sales Executive with Wellspring Worldwide Inc., and a Visiting Professor with the University of Yamanashi, Kofu, Japan. Eri renders consultation services to University Technology Transfer Programs and other Japanese Universities and National Research Institutions. Eri worked for 12 years at the University of New Mexico’s Tech Transfer & Economic Development office (UNM Rainforest Innovations) as Invention Disclosure Coordinator, Intellectual Property coordinator, Economic Development Manager, and International University Ventures Manager.
Ms. Hoshi has a B.A in Business Administration from the Gakushuin University, Tokyo, Japan, and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of New Mexico.