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Robert E. Claar

Co-founder, CEO and Board Chair

Rob creates new businesses that address the unmet needs of patients, doctors, innovators, regulators and payors. He is passionate about developing innovative solutions for access to Japan’s healthcare market.


Over three decades, Rob has founded, managed and exited a number of healthcare businesses in Japan, Europe and the US including Junicon, a global healthcare marketing research consultancy that developed Japan’s first comprehensive Key Opinion Leader (KOL) physician database and pioneered in-hospital observational research, and Vorpal Technologies, a regulatory consultancy that achieved the leading position in Japan for new category MedTech approvals.


He maintains a worldwide trust network with leading innovators in MedTech and Pharma through optimism, tenacious follow-through and a spirit of collaboration.


Rob dedicates a part of his time to education and development as a Trustee of Yokohama International School and Board Chair of Hope International Development Agency Japan.

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