2017 JAPAN-US INNOVATION AWARDS SYMPOSIUM
Connecting the best of Japanese creativity and American entrepreneurial skills to form unimagined opportunities.
The 2017 Japan – U.S. Innovation Awards Symposium
• Unique insights into VC strategies
• Disruptive business applications of AI,
robotics, biotech, and sustainability
• Unparalleled networking
Friday, July 28, 2017
1:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Arillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University
1:30 pm Opening Remarks – Richard B. Dasher, PhD, Director, Stanford University US-Asia Technology Management Center
1:35 pm Welcome Remarks – Ranjana Clark, Head, Transaction Banking & Bay Area President, MUFG Union Bank, N.A., Executive Officer, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
1:40 pm Keynote Dialogue – “Silicon Valley Goes Global: Investors Facilitating Cross-Border Success” – Moderator, Jon Metzler, Chairman of the Board, Japan Society of Northern California
Partner & Co-Founder, Geodesic Capital
2:30 pm Emerging Leader Awards – Presented by Richard B. Dasher, PhD, Director, Stanford University US-Asia Technology Management Center
Panel moderated by Michi Kaifu, CEO, Enotech Consulting
3:15 pm Networking Break
3:35 pm Outstanding Accomplishment in Japan – U.S. Collaboration in Innovation Award – Moderator, Richard B. Dasher, PhD, Director, Stanford University US-Asia Technology Management Center
4:15 pm Innovation Showcase Recognition & Panel Discussion – Moderator, Ken Yasunaga, Managing Director, Value Creation Investment Group, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
Takashi Kato, Co-Founder & CEO
Genjiro Miwa, Co-Founder, President & CEO
Seven Dreamers Laboratories, Inc.
Shin Sakane, President & CEO
TBM Co., Ltd.
Nobuyoshi Yamasaki, CEO
Kiyoto Tamura, Vice President, Marketing
5:15 pm Wrap Up – John R. Thomas, CFA, Martingale Asset Management
5:25 pm Closing Remarks – C. Lawrence Greenwood, President, Japan Society of Northern California
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Networking Reception
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