xLAB Program

Guest Speaker Tak Umezawa Partner & Japan Chairman, A.T. Kearney

ゲストスピーカー 梅澤 高明 A.T. カーニー日本法人会長

Tak Umezawa has advised leading corporations in Japan and the US. Areas of his expertise include strategy, innovation, marketing and organization.

He sits on several government committees on Cool Japan, design and intellectual property, inbound tourism, and taxation. As outside director, he serves the board of Cool Japan Fund, a public-private partnership fund to develop Japanese creative industries.

He teaches a leadership course at the Hitotsubashi ICS EMBA program as Adjunct Professor. He appears as a commentator on a business news program “World Business Satellite” on TV TOKYO.

He leads a pro-bono team “NEXTOKYO Project,” consisting of 11 innovators from various fields including architecture, design, art, sport, media and service. The team has proposed a future-city vision for Tokyo and supports several urban redevelopment projects in the city. Co-authored “NEXTOKYO” (Nikkei BP).