4th ANNUAL JAPAN-US
INNOVATION AWARDS SYMPOSIUM

Friday, July 25, 2014
1:30 PM – 6:00 PM

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2014 Award Winners:

INNV 2014 Winners

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Agenda

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

Opening Remarks
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.

Welcoming Remarks
John V. Roos, former distinguished U.S. Ambassador to Japan

Keynote Address
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.

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