This was the Mozilla weblog of Gen Kanai.

Gen was member of the Contributor Engagement team and the Director of Asia Community Engagement for Mozilla. His area of responsibility was Asia, including having launched Mozilla Japan and Mozilla China as well as many other Mozilla communities across Asia. He previously held the Director of Marketing role at Mozilla Japan.

Gen was involved in many additional activities including supporting Mozilla’s localization communities, marketing efforts as well as evangelism and supporting Mozilla communities across Asia. Gen was also involved in the launch of Firefox OS in Bangladesh, India, and the Philippines.

Prior to Mozilla, Gen worked for Digital Garage, Sony Marketing of Japan, Sony Electronics Inc. and Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.

Gen was a 2006-7 fellow of the US-Japan Foundation’s US-Japan Leadership Program as well as a 2006-2008 delegate and 2009 fellow of the Asia Society’s Asia 21 Young Leaders Initiative.

Gen is a mentor with 500 Startups and with Chinaccelerator.

He can be reached at: gen at kanai dot net.