About Us

The founders

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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.

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Kenn Ejima

Prior to EastMeetEast, Kenn was single-handedly responsible for successfully scaling a mobile gaming platform from zero to 30 million users in three years. He received a Computer Science degree from Kyoto University and is an enthusiast of good technology and good food.