- Professor Emeritus, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
Professor Yoko Ishikura currently serves as an independent consultant in the area of global strategy and global talent. Dr. Ishikura received her MBA from Darden School, University of Virginia; and DBA from Harvard Business School. Her expertise is in global business strategy, competitiveness innovation, and global talent. She was a professor at Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University, at Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University, and at Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo. She was a consultant at McKinsey and Company Inc. Japan. She also served as vice president of the Science Council of Japan. She is currently a non-executive Director of Nissin Foods Holdings, Lifenet Insurance Co. and Sojitz Corporation. Professor Ishikura has been a frequent speaker at management conferences, seminars, and workshops throughout the world.