Awards Program Steering Committee Chair Richard Dasher explained that the Emerging Leader Awards “recognize the impact that these companies are already beginning to have on existing industries and their value chains, both in Japan and in the U.S. As the companies continue their worldwide growth, they also provide proof of the robust innovation relationships that Silicon Valley and Japan are offering to each other.”
Now in its eighth year, the 2018 Japan-U.S. Innovation Awards Symposium will be held July 13, 2018, at the Stanford University Arrillaga Alumni Center from 1:30 – 6:30 p.m. The Japan-US Innovation Awards Program is the longest running program in the Bay Area that highlights the links between Silicon Valley and Japan.
The following top executives of the 2018 Innovation Showcase Companies will participate in this year’s Japan-U.S. Innovation Awards Symposium. The Japan – U.S Innovation Awards is organized by the Japan Society of Northern California in cooperation with the Stanford University US-Asia Technology Management Center.
- ABEJA, Inc., Takanori Ogata, Co-founder and Chief Research Officer
- Astroscale PTE Ltd., Chris Blackerby, COO
- LPixel, Yuki Shimahara, Founder and CEO
- Infostellar, Naomi Kurahara, Co-founder and CEO
- ispace, Takashi Hakamada, Founder and CEO
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