Category: 3 GAS Talk series

GAS Talk Series #12 w S. Takeda

This is the video of the interview I did with Shohei Takeda. He is one of the participants of GAS 2010 and now based in Fukuoka Kyushu. He works for NTT and is interested in supporting start-up. His main interest is to promote Fukuoka/Kyushu more broadly to the world as it has many things to…
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2020年9月27日 0

GAS Talk series #11 w S. Arai

This is the video of GAS Talk I had with Saeko Arai, one of the participants of GAS 2010. Her career story starting with her CPA as a base is inspiring to many who are interested in pursuing variety of jobs in different industries and locations. She has had experience in IT start-up, serving as…
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2020年9月27日 0

GAS Talk series #10

This is the video of GAS talk series with K. Yanagi. He talked about his motivation behind starting Japanese sweets shop in India in the first place. He then talked about difficulties of doing business in India, including the new challenges due to recent Covid-19. For his response to my question, “If you could start…
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2020年8月22日 0

GAS Talk series #8 w F. Egashira (Part 2)

This is the part 2 of the video I did with Fumitomo Egashira who is based in Jordan. In Part 2, he talks about the role of general manager responsible for the business and the excitement (as well as headaches) of being a leader. It is very inspiring. Part 2 is about 12 minutes or…
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2020年7月31日 0

GAS Talk series #9 with H. Sakamoto, MD, on global health.

Here is some 30 min. video of the interview I dd with Haruka Sakamoto, one of the Global Agenda Seminar series participants in 2012. Inspired by people including Mother Teresa and Dr. Albert Schweitzer whose story she read while at grade school. she decided to become a medical professional for the marginalized population in the…
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2020年7月31日 0

GAS Talk series #8 w F. Egashira in Jordan (Part 1)

As a part of the Global Agenda Seminar Talk series, I interviewed Fumitomo Egashira, who participated in GAS in 2012. He works for Sumitomo Corporation, one of the major Japanese Sogo shosha. After spending 20 years in Treasury department, mainly in Japan, he was transferred to Singapore where he served at regional/corporate treasury. In the…
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2020年7月20日 0

GAS Talk series #7 w Hiramoto Part 2

In Part 2 of the video with T. Hiramoto, we discussed how SDGs etc is moving with the Covid-19. It is very interesting to hear his views on the responses of Japanese companies to SDGs in the wake of Covid-19. His career story as well as his dedication to issues in three areas-education, business and…
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2020年7月17日 0

GAS Talk series #7 w Hiramoto (Part 1)

GAS talk series with past participants of Global Agenda Seminar continues. The #7 of the series is with Tokutaro Hiramoto, associate professor at Kanazawa Institute of Technology. In the part 1 of the video (I decided to make it 2 part series rather than trying to reduce it to 15 minutes!), he discussed how his…
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2020年7月17日 0

GAS Talk #6 w Aya

I interviews Aya Kayooka, one of the Global Agenda Seminar participants, the other day. She is a general manager in charge of risk & legal matters at the regional headquarter of the Japanese chemical company, and is based in Singapore. I have been interested in Singapore for some time, starting from the days I taught…
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2020年6月17日 0

GAS Talk series #5 w Yuko

I interviewed Yuko Kimura, one of the participants of GAS 2010. She works for pharmaceutical company and applied for GAS as she was interested in pursuing ph. D while working. She made proposal for open innovation which she had prepared during GAS 2010 to the top management group of the company . She was later…
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2020年6月1日 0