4th ANNUAL JAPAN-US
INNOVATION AWARDS SYMPOSIUM
Friday, July 25, 2014
1:30 PM – 6:00 PM
2014 Award Winners:
12:30 pm Registration & Networking
Pre-Conference Networking and opportunities for small group demonstrations of both Stratasys 3D printing and the LINE Mobile app will be available.
1:30 pm Innovation Symposium Program
Dr. Richard B. Dasher, Director, Stanford University US-Asia Technology Management Center
Japan Society Strategic Partner Message
Kazuo Koshi, Chief of Staff, MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation and MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
John V. Roos, former distinguished U.S. Ambassador to Japan
Steve Blank, Serial Entrepreneur and Lecturer, Stanford University Format will be a “Fireside Chat” moderated by Dr. Richard B. Dasher
Emerging Leader Award: Salesforce.com
U.S. Winner: Stratasys Ltd., a rapidly growing provider of 3D printing and manufacturing solutions with a strong position in Japan
Japan Winner: LINE Corporation, the pioneer in developing new types of instant messaging and social communications utilizing stickers, games and other types of dynamic content serving 450 million users in 230 countries
Dr. Robert Eberhart, Assistant Professor of Management, Santa Clara University & Director, Santa Clara/Stanford University Project on Japanese Entrepreneurship (Moderator)
Panel Discussion: “Cross-border Entrepreneurial Growth-Opportunities & Challenges”
- Randy Ahuja, General Manager, Japan, Bloom Energy Corporation
- Dr. Graeme R. Martin, President and CEO, Takeda Ventures, Inc.
- Dai Watanabe, VP of Strategy and Corporate Development, DeNA West
- Dr. Koji Osawa, Co-Founder and Managing Principal, Global Catalyst Partners (Moderator)
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Networking Session
Post-Conference Networking and opportunities for small group demonstrations of both Stratasys 3D printing and the LINE Mobile app will be available.