Advisory Committee Chair

Hisashi Kobayashi
Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus, Princeton University

Advisory Committee Members

Tai Hasegawa
President, Silicon Valley Akamon-kai

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