Category: Global Agenda Seminar

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

GAS Talk series #4 Yuji

Last week, I interviewed Yuji Honda, one of the past participants of Global Agenda Seminar series. (He participated in 2012!) He had a dream to work for Rugby World Cup since 2011 and last year his dream came true. He had worked as Organizing committee member since 2012. He shared many interesting stories, including how…
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2020年5月27日 0

GAS Talk series #3 with Akira (English)

The third of the GAS talk series is with Akira Fukabori, now CEO of Avatarin, which was launched on April 1. It used to be one of the digital project of ANA Holdings. Akira participated in the first GAS series in 2010 when he was in mid 20s. He won the Grand Prize at GAS…
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2020年5月20日 0

GAS Talk series #2 Manabu

Second of the GAS Talk series with Manabu Takebe, MD, who is now practicing in Florida. He share his experience of GAS and how he changed the location of his career from Japan to the US.


2020年5月20日 0

GAS Talk series #1 Emi Ashihara(English)

As the fixed member series of Global Agenda Seminar is now discontinued, we started Talk series with past participants of GAS. The first of this series was with Emi Ashihara. She shared her experience of GAS and how she has made best of the GAS network.


2020年5月20日 0

Global Agenda Seminar series-past decade & Next steps

Global Agenda Seminar Series we began in 2010 at Roppongi academy Hills came to an end last year 2019 in September. We may still continue ad-hoc series in the future, but the program which runs for several months with the fixed members are discontinued. Reflecting on what we covered in the past decade, including a…
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2020年5月8日 0