Prior to joining Everglory, Mr. Fujii was the Representative Director for Blackstone Group Japan where he focused on establishing the Blackstone franchise across its various products: private equity, real estate, credit, and M&A advisory. Daniel led Blackstone Charity efforts in Japan including support for entrepreneurship.
Before Blackstone, Mr. Fujii spent six years at Shinsei Bank as founder and head of its private equity practice. In addition, at Shinsei Bank, he was the head of the mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance operations, chaired the merchant banking committee, and served in several other capacities. He has served on the investment committees for several private equity platforms dedicated to leveraged buyouts, retail, infrastructure, PIPES, corporate restructurings, and Greater China opportunities. He has served on the boards of companies in retail, media contents, manufacturing, and technology.
Mr. Fujii received a BA from Harvard College and an MA from Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
He serves as a board director of the Harvard Club of Japan, an advisor to J-Seed, a Japanese incubator for entrepreneurs. He also serves on the Board of Councilors for the U.S. – Japan Council. He is founder and executive committee member of the Silicon Valley Japan Platform.