Faculty of Engineering Advisory Board

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)

Naoko Ishii

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)

Katsuya Uenoyama

Katsuya Uenoyama

Affiliation:
CEO and founder,PKSHA Technology

Yusuke Kawamura

Yusuke Kawamura

Affiliation:
Representative Director, グローカル政策研究所(IGPR)
(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

Tomotaka Goji

Tomotaka Goji

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

Masaki Sakaida

Masaki Sakaida

Affiliation:
TMI Associates Lawyer

Roi Shigematsu

Roi Shigematsu

Affiliation:
Founder & CEO, Neural Pocket Inc.

Kazuhiko Toyama

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.

Keita Nishiyama

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

Yoshihiro Hasebe

Yoshihiro Hasebe

Affiliation:
President/CEO, Kao Corp

Miku Hirano

Miku Hirano

Affiliation:
CEO, Cinnamon, Inc.

Atsushi Horiba

Atsushi Horiba

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

Haruka Mera

Haruka Mera

Affiliation:
CEO, READYFOR INC.

Yoshinori Yamashita

Yoshinori Yamashita

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

Shintaro Yamada

Shintaro Yamada

Affiliation:
Representative Director, CEO, Mercari, Inc.

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.