Mr. TAKATSU Naoshi
Managing Partner, North East Asia, IMD business school
Naoshi Takatsu has a BA from Waseda University, an MBA from INSEAD, and studied design at the Kuwasawa Design Institute in Tokyo. Throughout his career, he has advised various Japanese companies regarding globalization: in investment banking (at the Industrial Bank of Japan), in strategy (at BCG), and in HR/HRD/OD areas (at Recruit Holdings). He now consolidates these experiences and supports the Japanese business community through his affiliation with IMD, a Lausanne-based top-ranked business school. He has initiated and managed IMD’s collaboration with various Japanese companies, both in customized and open-enrolment executive-education programs, making IMD a top player in the market. He has shared his knowledge in the areas of global leadership, corporate learning, female leadership, digital business transformation, and corporate governance by means of lectures and publications, and has engaged in dialogues with Japanese leaders in the relevant fields. Next to the region of Japan, he also covers Korea and Taiwan.
H.E. Dr. Andreas BAUM
Ambassador of Switzerland to Japan
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 Business School
Mr. Vlad GHEORGHIU
Kyan Health Co-founder & CEO
Mr. HAZAMA Koji
Executive Officer, Care&MedTech Division Senior Director, Corporate Strategy Office, ExaWizards Inc.
Dr. YANO Kazuo
Fellow, Hitachi Ltd. / CEO, Happiness Planet Ltd.
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.