Japan – US Innovation Awards Symposium July 22

In my role as Japan Society board member, I’m happy to share the agenda for our annual Japan-US Innovation Awards, shown below.   **    Japan – U.S. Innovation Awards Symposium  Friday, July 22, 2016 | 1:30 – 6:30 pm Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, 326 Galvez Street, Stanford University   Now in its Sixth Year, the […]

The Signal #11: People Matter (日本語版あり)

Friends, It’s been a momentous few weeks. We wrapped up our work for Japan’s NICT. Jon’s Haas telecom and media (and Internet, and sharing) class in the evening MBA program has come to a close. As always, March was a flurry of deadlines and events, and now it’s on to the spring season. Our post […]

The Signal #10: corporate venture, stand strong (日本語版あり)

Corporate venture, stand your ground (日本語版あり)  – The Signal #10 We were kidding when we said the rain had ebbed in the Bay Area. Really kidding.  (In sum: reservoirs are filling, groundwater far from being refilled.) We were struck by the news that Intel Capital might sell off its portfolio, or at least $1B of […]