Interview with Professional #004:Economist at Institute for International Economic Studies

Date 10/08/2014 Time 16:00 → 17:00 Address Anywhere

Event Description

Talk to successful professional in Japan and broaden your perspective!

 The forth session is with :Economist at Institute for International Economic Studies


He has been working for Toyota since 1994. In recent years, he was a part of Toyota innovation project called Mirai project. A few months ago, he got transferred to this Research institute, which is a subsidiary of Toyota.
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You can get insight from Scott about what it is like to work in Japanese traditional company, what kind of career development is possible in Japanese company, what are the differences between working in Japanese companies’ foreign branch and Japan HQ.


■Date: Wednesday, October 8th

■Time: 16:00-17:00 

■Language: English 

■Place: to be announced if you are selected to participate


Profile of the speaker: Mr.Scott


He graduated from Trinity College-Hartford with BA in Economics. 

He started his career as an analyst at Boston Redevelopment Authority and then took MBA from the University of Chicago.  He later joined Toyota international branch in California as a Sales Planning Manager. He worked there successfully over 14years working on Economic, and Industry analysis, pricing and sales forecasting. 

He then called to Japan to work for Toyota HQ and worked as a manager for Toyota innovation project called Mirai Project. He is now transferred  to Economic research institute, which is a think tank owned by Toyota Motor Corp. He is working as an economist and research global economic issues impacting the business and report to Directors of TMC and affiliated companies.


*The place is limited to 5 people only. Please apply by Monda October 6th

*Also when you participate the session, you may be required to write up a part of the script or to share your comments afterwards.