John Furukawa

With a professional background which primarily consists of over 20+ years in investment banking, John started his career in San Francisco with Wells Fargo Investment Advisors .  When that business was  to Barclays Bank and  rebranded as Barclays Global Investors, John was transferred to Japan to build out their trading floor to trade equities in Japan and countries part of the MSCI (Morgan Stanley Capital Index).

He then moved on to the sell side of the industry and became Head of Equity Trading at BNP Paribas Japan, responsible for the cash trading activities as well as derivative products such as swaps, futures and options.