Boris Jitsukata

Startup Stories Part II
Thursday May 16 | 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Boris runs the European business for design firm Goodpatch and serves as a board member at the HQ in Tokyo.

As one of the early members of Goodpatch in Tokyo, he helped grow the team to a size of 150 designers and developers.

In May 2015, he moved back to Germany after 3 years in Tokyo to open the Berlin Studio. Studios in München and Paris followed.

Before joining Goodpatch, Boris helped run Stanford University’s joint Master’s program ME310 with University of St.Gallen.

Boris holds a Master’s degree in Media Design from Keio University, Japan and a CEMS Master’s degree in International Management from University of St.Gallen, Switzerland.

Already during his University time Boris has once co-founded a design company which developed a patented snowboard binding and was sold to Head Snowboards. His expertise lies in building products and teams.