Japan Social Entrepreneur Forum
1974, graduate, Faculty of Engineering and 1981, PhD in Nuclear Engineering, University of Tokyo. 1987, Visiting Researcher, Pacific Northwest National Laboratories and Battelle Memorial Institute, US; 1990, established The Japan Research Institute; 1999, Faculty, New England Complex Systems Institute, US; since 2000, Professor, Graduate School, Tama University, Tokyo, teaches philosophy, vision, policy, strategy for social entrepreneurs and social enterprises; 2000, Founder and President, Think Tank SophiaBank. 2001, Member, Industrial Structure Council, Japanese Government; 2003, Founder and President, Japan Social Entrepreneur Forum; 2005, Member, US-Japan Innovators Network, Japan Society, US; 2010, President, Club of Budapest, Japan; 2011, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister of Japan. Author of over 60 books, including: The Age of Paradigm Shift, The Gaia Perspective, Wisdom of Complexity, What Will Happen in the Future?, The Five Laws to Foresee the Future, Invisible Capitalism, The Wisdom Forgotten, The Staircase Where We Can See the Future, To the Summit.