- B.S., Brown University
- MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Management
- Association for Corporate Growth, Los Angeles
- International Association of Investment Bankers
"Entrepreneurship is one of the most powerful ways to have a positive impact at scale."
Eugene Izumo has over 13 years of experience in corporate finance, business strategy and operations. As an advisor, Mr. Izumo has helped companies of all sizes – from early-stage startups to global corporations – on mergers and acquisitions, capital raises and leveraged buyouts worth over $5 billion in combined transaction value.
Prior to joining FocalPoint, Mr. Izumo was the founding president of Rise Venture Consulting, a boutique advisory firm for early-stage companies in the technology and consumer product industries. Before that, he was a senior member of the investment banking team at GCA in San Francisco, worked in Citigroup’s private equity client group in New York, and held leadership roles at McMaster-Carr and several early stage companies. Mr. Izumo holds a Master of Business Administration with distinction from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and a Bachelor of Science from Brown University.