USJMF was founded in 2013 by Jack Moorman (Chairman), Dr. Fumiaki Ikeno, Kirk Zeller, Elton Satusky, Masa Ishii and Casey McGlynn and based in Silicon Valley. Its mission is to share best practices for medical device and healthcare innovation and promote networking and collaboration between US and Japanese medical device organizations. Since 2014, it has held annual conferences and symposiums successfully at different cities in Japan:
It all started when these two met by coincidence at Aspen Snowmass Ski Area. John Thomas, Board Member, Japan Society, Vice Chairman, Martingale Asset Management and Jack Moorman, Co-Founder, US-Japan Medtech Frontiers.