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[Nitobe Kokusai Juku Public Lecture] Consumer Society in 2030 –Focusing on the Potential of Developing Countries


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    • Lecturer: Yamazaki Daisuke (Co-founder and Executive Vice-President, Motherhouse Co., Ltd.)
    • Date: Saturday, October 31, 2015, 1:30-3:00 pm
    • Venue: Lecture Hall, International House of Japan
    • Language: Only available in Japanese (without English interpretation)
    • Admission: Free (reservations required)

    Mr. Yamazaki, who was an economist at a leading global investment firm, co-founded Motherhouse Co., Ltd. to create a worldwide brand for products from developing countries to maximize the potential of the people and materials there. Based on his experiences as economist and social entrepreneur, he will talk about his thoughts on the relationship between human beings and products in anticipation of the age of globalization in 2030 and beyond.
    Yamazaki Daisuke (Co-founder and Executive Vice-President, Motherhouse Co., Ltd.)
    Photo: Mr. Yamazaki was born in Tokyo in 1980. After graduating from the department of Policy Management at Keio University in 2003, he joined Goldman Sachs Japan Ltd. as an economist and worked on economic research of Japan and the Asian region, analyzing and forecasting the stock and bond market, and offering financial products to investors. In 2006, he co-founded Motherhouse Co., Ltd., and became Executive Vice President in 2007. To achieve the mission of Motherhouse to create “a world-wide brand from developing countries,” he works as a bridge between developing countries and developed ones. He manages both production sites and sales teams, spending half a year abroad mainly in developing countries.