Yuji Suzuki joined bitBiome as COO in October 2021 and assumed his current role as CEO in July 2022. He has extensive experience in strategy, business development and operational transformation. Previously he served as executive vice president at Human Metabolome Technologies and engagement manager at McKinsey & Company, leading and advising growth companies. He has also held senior positions at Rakuten Group, Inc. and Macromill, a Bain Capital portfolio company. He holds an MPhil in Oriental Studies from the University of Cambridge and a BA in International Relations from the University of Tokyo. He is a certified bioinformatician by the Japanese Society for Bioinformatics (JSBi).