Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Tokyo American Club
Speakers: Dave McCaughan (Chief Storyteller, Bibliosexual), Jesper Koll (CEO, WisdomTree Japan), Patrick Newell (Founder, Tokyo International School), William Hill (President, Ispos Healthcare Japan)
Member Fee: ¥4,200 Guest Fee: ¥7,600
Registration/Cancellation Deadline: Friday, May 20, 2016
Hosting Committee(s): Healthcare, Independent Business, Sales Development, Special Events
Back by Popular Demand: Now You Know Your… G-H-Is (?) - A Wide-Ranging Panel Commentary with Jesper Koll, Dave McCaughan, and Bill Hall. Moderated by Patrick Newell
Announcing the third installment of this very popular panel event where some of Japan’s most seasoned experts comment on a wide range of topics guided by letters of the alphabet, this time G, H, and I. Economics, health, marketing & education are just a few of the areas to be covered in this crossfire short-answer format.
The earlier ABC & DEF events sold out quickly, and garnered overwhelmingly positive feedback. Make sure to register early and don’t miss this chance to hear the latest thoughts and Japan experts!
Jesper Koll: CEO of asset manager WisdomTree Japan, has been researching and investing in Japan since becoming a resident in 1986. Starting out as a parliamentary aide, Jesper was Head of Equity Research and Chief Japan Strategist at JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch. He is one of Japan's top economic advisers and commentators.
Dave McCaughan: Thought Leader and Story Teller at Bibliosexual, he spent the last twenty years wandering Asia as the Strategy Planning leader for McCann Workgroup, including 10 years in Tokyo studying, planning and building. Last year Dave established Bibliosexual, a Bangkok-based marketing consultancy that studies Japan and Asia to understand the stories behind its people, media and marketing.
William (Bill) Hall: President IPSOS Healthcare Japan, he has 40+ years in business in Japan, primarily in market research, with an interregnum as Japan President for two Fortune 500 companies. Bill is a highly regarded expert on the Japan market, demographics, healthcare trends, and the impact of the aging society on the Japanese economy.
Patrick Newell (Moderator): Co-founder of Tokyo International School, TEDxTokyo, Living Dreams & 21 Foundation. He has been a leader and catalyst in Japan and globally for the past 25 years in shifting how to learn and align organizations with our increasingly fast-changing world.
William Bishop, Chair
John Carlson, Izumi Hamada, Yuko Kidoguchi, Takeo Morooka, Byron Sigel, Vice Chairs
John D. Harris, Board Liaison
ACCJ Healthcare Committee
Thomas R. Shockley, Chair
Steven Bleistein, Paul Kraft, Vice-Chairs
Barry A. Hirschfeld Jr., Board Liaison
ACCJ Independent Business Committee
Carlo La Porta, Thomas R. Shockley & Eric Wedemeyer, Co-Chairs
Kjell Yadon, Vice Chair
Nancy Ngou, Board Liaison
ACCJ Sales Development Committee
Timothy Connor, Ruth Marie Jarman, Aron Kremer & Robert Melson, Co-Chairs
Debbie Howard, Board Liaison
ACCJ Special Events Committee
NOTE 1: This event is OFF THE RECORD.
NOTE 2: If you cancel after the stated deadline, the full meeting fee will be charged to your account. Sorry, no substitutions or walk-ins.
NOTE 3: If you are driving to Tokyo American Club, please inform the ACCJ in advance as arrangements must be made and a 1,100 yen parking fee will apply.
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