Founders Space has helped hundreds of startups scale their businesses, raise capital and go global. Founders Space is ranked a Top 10 Incubator in Inc. Magazine and Forbes Magazine.
Naomi is also a partner in LavaMind, a developer and publisher of online games and entertainment.
In 2007, Kokubo was the COO of RocketOn, a venture-funded virtual world & social media startup. Prior to this, she was Development Director at Electronic Arts, where she managed the development process for multimillion dollar video game titles.
Before that, she was COO of Spiderdance, Hollywood’s leading interactive television studio, whose customers included NBC, Viacom, Time Warner, TBS, GSN and A&E.
While in Japan, Kokubo worked at Morgan Stanley’s Tokyo Branch as a Financial Analyst. She has also worked in the film business, coordinating an international film co-production for NHK of Japan and Grundy Company of Australia.
Kokubo is a graduate of ICU in Tokyo, Japan. She also has a passion for manga and anime, and has translated dozens of Japanese comic books and animations.