Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Tokyo American Club
Speaker: Frank Lavin (CEO and Founder, Export Now)
Member Fee: ¥4,000 Guest Fee: ¥7,400
Registration/Cancellation Deadline: Friday, May 20, 2016
Hosting Committee(s): Information, Communications and Technology, Retail
Bio: In government and the private sector, Frank Lavin has devoted most of his professional life to helping U.S. businesses enter and win in new markets, with a particular emphasis on China. Lavin directed export promotion and trade negotiation as Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade. Previously, he served as Ambassador to Singapore and on the White House and NSC staff. In the private sector, he worked in banking in Hong Kong and Singapore and in public affairs for Edelman. He is currently the CEO of Export Now, the largest off-shore operator of e-commerce stores in China. Export Now has run China e-commerce stores for over 100 different brands.
Karl H. Hahne, Chair
Kiran S. Sethi, Craig Kirkwood, Reiko Nakamura, Vice Chairs
Alison Birch, Board Liaison
ACCJ Retail Committee
Mike Benner, Darren McKellin, Co-Chairs
William Dallyn, Imai Jen-La Plante, John Kirch, Vice Chairs
Yoshitaka Sugihara, Board Liaison
ACCJ Information, Communications and Technology 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. All guests must be accompanied by an ACCJ member. Sorry, no substitutions or walk-ins.
NOTE 3: If you are driving to the Tokyo American Club, please inform the ACCJ of the make, model, color and plate of the vehicle, by the registration deadline, as arrangements must be made. A 1,100 yen parking fee will apply.