Joji Tatsugi, President

Founder, TASSEL, Inc.

Mr. Tatsugi retired from the business world in 2011. He created TASSEL in 2012 to serve not only the poor but also youths and adults in developed nations so that the next generation can be equipped to eradicate poverty.  He believes education, and importantly English language education, is critical in helping nations such as Cambodia get out of poverty.

Prior to creating TASSEL, Mr. Tatsugi held management positions at Reed Elsevier as well as worked as a management consultant at Price Waterhouse Coopers and McKinsey & Company.
He has an M.B.A. degree from Stanford University and a B.S. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he graduated number one in his class.

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Meet the Board

Ella Kim,


Chief Financial Officer - ML Commercial Properties, Inc.

Gary Kim,


Chief Financial Officer -
The Korea Times

Leslie Kim,


Retired Corporate Attorney

Ray Kim

Managing Director,

Mirae Asset Securities

Helen Chun

Retired Teacher

Rev. Dr. Stephen Kim

Lead Pastor of Kardia United Methodist Church

Honorable Tammy C. Ryu

Judge, California
Superior Court

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