Soma Somasundaram CEO
Soma heads the ET Group companies since 2009. He was a Risk Advisory Services partner in a Big 4 firm for 8 years, serving in senior roles in Japan and Asia at various times. Soma has consulting experience covering IT, risk management and transactions advisory and has been either a part of venture firms or an entrepreneur since out of graduate school.
He has worked extensively with multinational firms in Japan and overseas on cross-border engagements. He has advised companies in the IT, telecom, banking, securities, insurance, real estate and manufacturing industries on services including Due Diligence, Business Continuity, Privacy & Security as well as Corporate Governance, Internal Audit, Compliance and Risk Management.
Soma is a founding board member of the entrepreneur organization TiE’s (www.tie.org) Tokyo chapter and works actively with ventures in Japan and Asia. He is also the chairperson of the non-profit foundation Professionals for Children.