Advisory Committee Chair

Hisashi Kobayashi
Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus, Princeton University

Advisory Committee Members

Takatoshi Ito
Professor of International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University;
Director, Program on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds; Associate Director of Research, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School

Shunichiro Kishioka
Chairman, ITA, Inc.; Honorary President, Chicago Akamon-kai

Takeshi Komoto
Director, Bureau of Japan’s Economic Revitalization, Cabinet Secretariat, Japan

Geeta Mehta
Adjunct Professor, Columbia University; President, Asia Initiatives

Iwao Ojima
University Distinguished Professor, Stony Brook University – State University of New York

Yasuo Okamoto
Partner, Hughes, Hubard & Reed LLP; President, New York Icho-kai

Junji Takegami
Tiger Pacific Capital L.P., Managing Partner

Ko-Yung Tung
Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School; Vice Chair, NY Ichokai

Ex Officio Advisory Members

Kenzi Karasaki
Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; President, San Francisco Akamon-kai

Yuriko Suzuki
Principal, Y SUZUKI CONSULTING, LLC; President, Satsuki-kai USA