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#7 Roundtable

Date and time: Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2021 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. *Tuesday, Apr. 20, 17:30-18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)

Christopher Brooks

Christopher is an executive officer and design director of Garde, an international branding and interior design company based in Tokyo. After receiving a Master’s degree and becoming a licensed architect in the United States, he came to Japan in 1997...

#6 Roundtable

Date and time: Wednesday, March 3, 2020 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session *Tuesday, March 2, 17:30-18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)

Marybeth Boller

Marybeth was born to be a chef. By 11 she was accompanying her aunt to fine Manhattan restaurants. After college, legendary chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten put her to work in the Lafayette restaurant in New York’s Drake Hotel. Next came the...

#5 Roundtable

Date and time: Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session *Tuesday, Feb. 2, 17:30 to 18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)

Sho Okiyama, M.D.

Sho Okiyama is the CEO and founder of Aillis Inc., a Tokyo-based startup developing an AI device for early and accurate detection of influenza. Although the flu is a common infectious disease, it changes rapidly and there are still many...

#4 Roundtable

Date and time: Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2020
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session
*Tuesday, Jan. 19, 17:30-18:30 (Pacific Standard Time)

Jin Montesano

Jin is a change-maker whose mission is to help companies and teams achieve purpose-driven transformation. Jin came to Tokyo in 2014 to build a communications function for Lixil, a Japanese company that was globalizing after a series of M&A transactions....

#3 Roundtable

Date and time: Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session
Tuesday Nov, 24, 2020 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

Minako Iue

Chair and CEO, Sailors for the Sea Japan. Minako Iue established Sailors for the Sea Japan as an affiliate of the ocean conservation NGO Sailors for the Sea, founded by David Rockefeller Jr., chairman of the company that controls the...

#2 Roundtable

Date and time: Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Talk session
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Melbourne Time)

Melanie Brock

Melanie Brock is one of Japan's best-known APAC specialists. She uniquely combines language skills, high-level political, media and business networks, and practical commercial business leadership. She consistently delivers on business, regulatory and partnership outcomes for Japanese and Australian corporations in...

#1 Roundtable

Date and time: Thursday, Oct, 22, 2020
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.: Talk session
Wednesday, Oct, 21, 2020 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

Takashi Kudo

Takashi Kudo joined teamLab in 2009 and currently is communications director. Takashi graduated from Waseda University with a B.A. in literature and philosophy in 2001. He then was editor in chief for a video-game magazine at the publisher IDG Sweden...