Kakutaro KITASHIRO

“Entrepreneurs who strive for innovation create new industries. I support entrepreneurs in order to contribute to the future development of Japan’s economy and the creation of jobs.”

Entrepreneurial & Business Experience
After graduating from Keio University department of Engineering, joined IBM Japan, serving as CEO, chairman, and president of IBM Asia Pacific. Since 2007 has been the top advisor for the company. A former representative of the Japan Association of Corporate Executives, Chairman of the Japan Corporate Governance Forum and external director of the ngi group, inc..