Jay Onda

Partner, YAMAHA Motor Ventures

Jay Onda is an active mentor and advisor to entrepreneurial teams, both inside large corporations and for various start up accelerators around the world. He speaks internationally on corporate innovation and corporate venture capital.

Jay was a founding member of Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley (YMVSV) where he served as Partner and Director of Strategic Investments. Prior to joining YMVSV, Jay was a Principal at NTT DOCOMO Capital where he managed early stage investment opportunities, due diligence, strategic business relationships with promising startups. Earlier in his career Jay served as a UI/UX designer, engineer, and product manager. He has maintained a focus on user-centric design.