About Janette Dillerstone

Janette Dillerstone is one of the initial co-founders of Wakabayashi Fund and is responsible for the fund’s accounting, internal finances and legal matters, originating new investments, provides analytical and strategic support, research analysis and Marketing / IR on all industry sectors. She is responsible for all marketing at the brand, product, industry, service and field content level as well as being responsible for the delivery / execution of marketing plans / content and ensuring that all programs interface smoothly.

Janette Dillerstone was formerly Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Giorgio Armani and Simint Inc., Italy / USA.  With her background in marketing and public relations and her fluency in seven languages (English, Japanese, Mandarin, Taiwanese, Spanish, Portuguese, and semi-fluent in Cantonese, Arabic and Farsi), she has represented some of the following:

  • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce at the World Fashion Trade Fair
  • The United States Board of Cosmetic Surgeons throughout Asia and Latin America
  • The United Nations as interpreter for Chinese Trade and Commerce
  • Director of Trade Expansion between Brazil, France and the United States on behalf of President F. Collor De Mello (Brazil) and President Francois Mitterand (France)
  • Director of Public Relations – Chamber of Commerce, Westport, CT

Janette Dillerstone has served / serves on the board and committees or is a member of the following: 

  • Amnesty International, Japan Chapter
  • Founder of Invest in Japan
  • Junior League of Fairfield County
  • Junior League of La Jolla
  • Young Women’s League
  • Scripps Institute of Oceanography
  • Cornell University’s Baker Institute Fund Raising Committee
  • Chairman and Director of La Casa De La Esperanza Orphanage in Mexico
  • Adopt a Dog Organization, Greenwich CT
  • A Director and honorary member of the Westport Teen Youth Commission
  • Honorary Lifetime Member of WIZO (Women’s International Zionist Organization) for her exemplary contributing efforts to women and children in need
  • She was appointed as a nominee for the 2007 International Asian-American Leadership Awards. 
  • Ms. Dillerstone volunteers with various orphanages and foster care programs throughout Japan and Asia.