Back by Popular Demand: Now You Know Your… M-N-Os - Crossfire Commentary with Jesper Koll, Dave McCaughan, and Bill Hall. Moderated by Patrick Newell.
Announcing the fifth year of this very popular panel event where three of Japan’s most seasoned experts are placed in different corners of the room and try to top each other from three different perspectives about Japan while using letters of the alphabet, random numbers, and unmarked graphs. This year the letters are M, N, and O. Topics include economics, health, culture, education, and whatever else spontaneously emerges.
The earlier ABC, DEF, GHI, and JKL events sold out quickly and garnered overwhelmingly positive feedback. Make sure to register early. Don’t miss this chance to hear the latest thoughts from these Japan experts!
About the Speakers:
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: Story Teller at Bibliosexual and Chief Strategist at Ai.agency, Dave spent 30 years wandering Asia as the Strategy Planning leader for McCann Workgroup, including 10 years in Tokyo studying, planning and building brands. Since 2014 he has split his time between his home in Bangkok, his HK based brand and media consultancy, Bibliosexual, and Ai.agency, a Tokyo based research agency.
William (Bill) Hall: President IPSOS Healthcare Japan, he has 45+ 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.
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. Patrick is also curating the SingularityU Japan Partnership Program.
Paul J. Kraft, Chair
Tomoko Takazawa, Vice Chair
ACCJ Food and Agriculture Committee
John W. Carlson III, Chair
William Bishop, Andrew Joyce, Yuko Kidoguchi, Takeo Morooka, Toshio Nagase, R. Byron Sigel, Vice Chairs
ACCJ Healthcare Committee
William Bishop, Chair
Marie Kissel, Vice Chair
ACCJ Medical Devices and Diagnostics Subcommittee
Timothy Connor, Ruth Marie Jarman, Aron Kremer, Robert Melson, Co-Chairs
ACCJ Special Events Committee
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