About Us

Mariko Tokioka

Serial entrepreneur Mariko Tokioka developed the idea for EastMeetEast based on her passion for matching Asian singles on unique cultural criteria. Prior to founding EastMeetEast, she was co-founder and COO of global mobile education business Quipper. Mariko holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and an MBA from Oxford University.

Kenji

Investment banker-turned-lawyer-turned marketer. On a typical day, he devours sugar-free keto chocolate with Kombucha to release his stress. Unfortunately, it rarely works.

Michael

Michael is an active full-stack engineer. He is founder / CTO of Hill88, a native mobile client for Asana. At East Meet East, he develops the iOS and Android apps as well as server-side in Ruby. Originally from a small town in Austria, lately Michael spends all of his free time fulfilling a life-long dream of playing the guitar!

Felix

A person with many skills, Felix is a DJ, video editor, sound engineer, music producer and data scientist. He has also worked under A-list music producers, Espionage (who produced the hit ‘Hey Soul Sisters’ by the band Train). Previously, he was an dance music events organiser and has matched many couples while they were having fun. He graduated with a Bachelors in Statistics from the National University of Singapore.

Andrew

Andrew has worked across various industries, including biotechnology, finance, software, and retail. He holds an MBA with Distinction from NYU Stern School of Business and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Colgate University. In his free time, you will find him in his kitchen baking something or in Central Park playing tennis.

Sam

A Software Engineer who has worked on a range of consumer-facing mobile products with up to millions of users and hundreds of thousands in revenue every day. Sam has acquired skill for delivering products and enhancements from small startups all the way to industry-leading technology companies. He graduated from New York University with a Bachelor's in Computer Science.

Gabriel

Gabriel is a full-stack software engineer with a focus on Ruby. He enjoys building tools that solve real-world problems. Prior to EME Gabriel worked on building MarketRx, an inventory and procurement tool for pharmacies. Gabriel graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor in bioengineering. In his free time he is playing guitar.