Dr. YANO Kazuo
Fellow, Hitachi Ltd. / CEO, Happiness Planet Ltd.
Dr. Kazuo Yano is Fellow, Hitachi Ltd., and CEO, Happiness Planet Ltd. He is known for his pioneering works dedicated to the world-first room temperature single-electron memories. Subsequently, he has pioneered the measurement and analysis of social big data.
He and his coworkers have succeeded in quantifying the happiness of people from unconscious physical motion, and founded “Happiness Planet, Ltd.” in 2020 for enhancing happiness and psychological capital through technologies.
He has provided a number of keynote speeches on data for happiness world-widely.
He has applied for over 350 patents and his papers have over 4500 citations.
His book, “The Invisible Hand of Data”, was nominated as one of the top-10 business books in Japan in 2014.
He received 2020 IEEE Frederik Phillips Award and many other international awards.
He is Fellow of the IEEE.
H.E. Dr. Andreas BAUM
Ambassador of Switzerland to Japan
Mr. TAKATSU Naoshi
Managing Partner, North East Asia, IMD (International Institute for Management Development)
Mr. Andre ZIMMERMANN
President, Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (SCCIJ)
President, ZAC Incorporated
Dr. Alyson MEISTER
Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior, IMD (International Institute for Management Development)
Mr. Vlad GHEORGHIU
Kyan Health Co-founder & CEO
Mr. HAZAMA Koji
Executive Officer, Care&MedTech Division Senior Director, Corporate Strategy Office, ExaWizards Inc.
Mr. Yassine ZAIED
Nexthink Chief Strategy Officer
Ms. Ellen KOCHER
Accredited Advisor, Friendly Work Space (Health Promotion Switzerland)
Ms. YAMAMOTO Kinuko
Executive Vice President, Pasona Group Inc.
President and Representative Director, Pasona Smile Co., Ltd.