Professor, YONEKURA Seiichiro (Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University, Japan).
Mr. Toshiaki Yoshida
Toshiaki Yoshida, President and Chief Operating Officer of NetLearning, Inc. View more..
Professor, Institute of Innovation Research Hitotsubashi University, Japan.
Professor YONEKURA, born in Japan, is renowned as business think tank globally.
He achieved Ph.D in ‘History of Business’ from Harvard University. In his career, he has served as
‘Core Faculty of Global Leadership Program’ (An Executive Program for Action Learning), University of
Michigan, Professor of Hitotsubashi University, Japan, ‘Dean of Center, Institute of Innovation Research,
Hitotsubashi University, and Co-president of Institute of Strategy, Sony Corporation.
As his socio-economic work, he also served as Councilor in Business History Society of Japan,
The Academic Association for Organizational Science, and as Director, Japan Academy of International
Business Studies, The Japan Academic Society for Ventures and Entrepreneurs and International Joseph A.
Schumpeter Society, Japanese Representative to the Board of Managers.
Currently he is undertaking research from an historical vantage point on a comparative business history
from the Industrial Revolution to the present, and on the best ways to pursue innovation under Japan’s
non-nuclear, low-carbon society strategy.
Mr. Toshiaki Yoshida
Toshiaki Yoshida, President and Chief Operating Officer of NetLearning, Inc.
Born in Japan. He studied at Keio University and achieved Bachelor degree in Applied Chemistry.
He started his carrier at one of the U.S. leading financial institutions as a dealer of debt
instruments and fund management business in later days.
In year 2000, he joined NetLearning, Inc. as a start-up member of the company, produced various
e-learning products and services and developed the market in Japan. In 2009, he was appointed
as President and COO of the company. He is also a member of the board of e-Learning award forum (Japan).
NetLearning is the leading e-learning service provider established in Japan in 1998, which has 4,295 institutional
clients including corporates, universities and governments as of July 2015. It also has 26,630,032 learners and has
developed 4,474 e-learning courses. The main office is located in Tokyo. It has a branch office in Shanghai and is
planning to enter the Bangladesh market recently.Details more..