Advisory Board, School of Engineering

Overview

The School of Engineering and the Graduate School of Engineering will perceive the challenges the society face in a swift and serious manner, present a vision for a future society in a new order of the post-corona world, and lead the realization of an inclusive society that does not create human isolation or social division. To that end, the university will be made open to society, extending the bond between society and universities, advancing the fusion of engineering and other academic disciplines, and contributing to society by returning its comprehensive knowledge. The board was established as a team of advisors to the Dean of the Graduate School of Engineering in order to achieve this mission.

Members (in alphabetical order, titles omitted)

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    Naoko Ishii

    Affiliation:
    Executive Vice President, The University of Tokyo
    Director, Center for Global Commons / Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives
    Co-chair, Global Future Council on Japan, World Economic Forum
    CEO and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility (GEF)

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    Tomoe Ishizumi

    Affiliation:
    CEO / AI business designer, Palo Alto Insight LLC

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    Katsuya Uenoyama

    Affiliation:
    CEO and founder,PKSHA Technology

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    Yusuke Kawamura

    Affiliation:
    Representative Director, Institute of Glocal Policy Research
    Special Advisor, Japan Securities Dealers Association
    Councilor, Visiting Researcher, Japan Securities Research Institute Independent Director, MITSUI SUGAR
    Visiting Professor, KYOTO SAGA UNIVERSITY OF ARTS
    Visiting Professor, School of Economics, Nankai University

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    Tomotaka Goji

    Affiliation:
    Managing Partner and President, The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Partners Co., Ltd.
    Managing Director, Japan Venture Capital Association

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    Masako Konishi

    Affiliation:
    General Manager of Wholesale & Regional Service Dept., Asset Optimization & Trading Div, Executive officer, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.

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    Masaki Sakaida

    Affiliation:
    TMI Associates Lawyer

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    Roi Shigematsu

    Affiliation:
    Founder & CEO, Neural Pocket Inc.

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    Yurina Takiguchi

    Affiliation:
    Business and Economics Anchor, cent. Force CO.,LTD

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    Kazuhiko Toyama

    Affiliation:
    Partner, Chairman of IGPI Group , Industrial Growth Platform, Inc.
    CEO, Japan Platform of Industrial Transformation, Inc. (JPiX)
    Director, Member of the Board, Panasonic Corporation, etc.

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    Keita Nishiyama

    Affiliation:
    Ex-Commissioner, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
    Visiting Professor, The University of Tokyo Institute for Future Initiatives

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    Yoshihiro Hasebe

    Affiliation:
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Kao Corp

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    Miku Hirano

    Affiliation:
    CEO, Cinnamon AI

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    Atsushi Horiba

    Affiliation:
    Chairman & Group CEO, HORIBA, Ltd.
    Chairman, HORIBA STEC, Co., Ltd.

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    Haruka Mera

    Affiliation:
    CEO, READYFOR INC.

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    Naoko Yamazaki

    Affiliation:
    Representative Director, Space Port Japan Association
    President, Young Astronaut Club - Japan
    Member, The Earthshot Prize Council

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    Yoshinori Yamashita

    Affiliation:
    Representative Director, President and CEO, RICOH COMPANY, LTD.

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    Shintaro Yamada

    Affiliation:
    Representative Director, CEO, Mercari, Inc.

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    Tsunehiro Watabe

    Affiliation:
    Member of Board of Trustees, Japan Economic Foundation
    Chief Outside Director, TechnoPro Holdings

Announcement

Summary of the First Meeting Members were introduced to the social background and activities of the Graduate School of Engineering and the purpose of the board was discussed. An agreement was reached on the basic concept of the Advisory Board and goals and policies of the action plan were identified.