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List of directors


代表理事 樋原 伸彦

早稲田大学ビジネススクール 准教授


東京大学教養学部教養学科(国際関係論)卒業、東京銀行(現・三菱UFJ銀行)入行。 世界銀行コンサルタント、通商産業省通商産業研究所(現・経済産業省経済産業研究所)客員研究員、米コロンビア大学ビジネススクール日本経済経営研究所助手、カナダ・サスカチュワン大学ビジネススクール助教授、立命館大学経営学部准教授を経て、2011年から現職。



Board / Kei Kuriki

Graduate School of Business Administration, Kobe University / Professor


After engaging in city planning works in Osaka Prefecture as a consultant, he completed the doctoral course at Kobe University in 1997. He has worked as a lecturer, associate professor at Okayama University, and Kobe University before assuming his current position. Currently he is studying effectuation, value innovation, and entrepreneurial marketing. He is a director of a publishing company as well as directors of the Japan Marketing Academy, the Japan Society of Marketing and Distribution, and the Japan Association for Consumer Studies.


Board / Keijiro Yamagata

Scale Out Corp. / Founder and Managing Director

RICOH COMPANY, LTD. / DX Executive at CDIO Office


Supporting Enterprises on cross border expansion at International Conference Organizing Firm, the U.S. Embassy in Japan, and a management consulting firm. Founded Japan Innovation Network as a member to help enterprises on systematic innovation. Not only designing the organization but also jumping into many innovative projects.


Board / Susumu Takase





Board / Masato Iino

ScaleOut Corp. / Founder & Managing Director

RICOH COMPANY, LTD. / DX Executive at CDIO Office

After working at the Industrial Bank of Japan and GE in the United States, he experienced the launch and management, success and failure of multiple startups in Japan and the United States. After working on startup investment as a venture capital partner from 2003 to 2012, he established Learning Entrepreneurs Lab Co., Ltd. in 2014 and gave lectures and practices centered on "customer development model" and "lean startup". Many achievements in.

Scale to advocate and disseminate the concept "entrepreneurship" that promotes the unification and proficiency of entrepreneurial mind and skills of individuals and organizations while including lean startup established as a process of starting a new business. Co-founded Out.

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President / Jin Suzuki

LTS Co., Ltd.



Advisory board list


Saras D. Sarasvathy 

Prof. at University of Virginia Darden School of Business​



加護野 忠男 

神戸大学大学院経営学研究科 名誉教授


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Board / Naoaki Oshima

Kansai TV Hazz XX



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