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Silicon Valley - New Japan Summit

  • Nov. 5 - 6, 2018
  • Stanford University

Concept

Silicon Valley × Japan
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The Silicon Valley - New Japan Summit is an invitation only two-day summit to connect Silicon Valley startups and Japanese companies. We collaborated with The SV Startups 100, a Japanese tech media project featuring 100 Silicon Valley startups, the Stanford Silicon Valley - New Japan Project from the Stanford University Asia-Pacific Research Center and Japan Management Association to hold this summit at Stanford University, the core of the Silicon Valley ecosystem. The summit features a Biz-Dev booth where Silicon Valley startups and Japanese companies can directly talk business, as well as lectures and panel discussions on examples of cooperation with Japanese companies that will both stimulate and inform. This summit will generate collaboration between Silicon Valley startups and Japanese companies.

Events

  • Keynotes & Panel Sessions

    Keynotes & Panel Sessions

    Lectures and panel discussions will be held on the topic of Silicon Valley-style innovation with Japanese companies.

  • Biz-Dev Booths

    Startup Pitch &
    Biz-Dev Booths (11/06 Only)

    100 startups will have their own booths to hold one-on-one discussions regarding investment and Biz-Dev with Japanese attendees.Around 20 startups will be on stage to pitch while Biz-Dev Booth session is occurred.

    Language:English

  • Networking Party

    Networking Party

    We’ve provided an area for networking, with snacks and drinks to be served.

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Speakers

Day1 - 11.5

  • Kenji Kushida

    Stanford University APARC

    Research Scholar

  • Masa Kinoshita

    Masa Kinoshita

    Panasonic Ventures

    President

  • Ryoichi Togashi

    Ryoichi Togashi

    Komatsu

    General Manager

  • Noriyuki Matsuda

    Noriyuki Matsuda

    Sourcenext

    Founder, CEO & President

  • Kohei Taya

    Kohei Taya

    IHI

    Vice President

  • Derik Pridmore

    Derik Pridmore

    Osaro

    CEO

  • Eiko Ooka

    Eiko Ooka

    Sumitomo Mitsui Banking

    Director of the Corporate Advisory Division

  • Hiroto Sato

    Hiroto Sato

    Obayashi Corporation

    VP, Silicon Valley Ventures & Laboratory

  • Shinji Kimura

    Shinji Sandy Kimura

    Rakuten

    EVP of Growth Strategy, General Manager of Group CEO Office

  • Hiro Rio Maeda

    Hiro Rio Maeda

    Draper Nexus

    Managing Director

  • Tsuchikawa Teppei

    Teppei Tsuchikawa

    ITOCHU International

    Deputy General Manager, Silicon Valley Office,ICT & Financial Business Division

  • Cyril Ebrsweiler

    Cyril Ebersweiler

    Hax

    Founder

  • Ryan MacArthur

    Ryan MacArthur

    StartX

    Business Development Manager

  • Yasu Kawashima

    Yasu Kawashima

    FUJIFILM

    Principal, Open Innovation Hub, U.S.A.

  • Chuzaburo Yagi

    Chuzaburo Yagi

    Nomura Holdings

    Senior Managing Director

  • Takeshi Nakanishi

    Takeshi Nakanishi

    Dreamers Fund

    Managing Partner

  • Akinori Koto

    Akinori Koto

    WiL

    Partner

  • Yasuyuki Kohaya

    Yasuyuki Kohaya

    Toyota Research Institute

    Chief Liaison Officer

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Day2 - 11.6

  • Latham Turner

    Latham Turner

    Rigetti Computing

    VP of Hardware Engineering

  • Sandeep Singh Kohli

    Sandeep Singh Kohli

    Kong

    Head of Marketing

  • Tom Stepien

    Tom Stepien

    Primus Power

    CEO

  • Kevin Duffy

    Kevin Duffy

    Foghorn

    VP of Business Development

  • Andy Bane

    Andy Bane

    Element Analytics

    CEO

  • Elli Kaplan

    Elli Kaplan

    Neurotrack

    CEO

  • Xinghua Lou

    Xinghua Lou

    Vicarious AI

    Head of Commercialization

  • Tomer Poran

    Tomer Poran

    Matterport

    The lead of Business Development

  • Roman Arutyunov

    Roman Arutyunov

    Xage Security

    VP of Products at Xage

  • Mark Chung

    Mark Chung

    Verdigris

    CEO

  • William Fernandez

    William Fernandez

    Spire

    AirSafe Business Development Executive

  • Danny Gur

    Danny Gur

    Karamba Security

    VP of Business Development

  • Raffi Mardirosian

    Raffi Mardirosian

    Ouster

    Vice President, Corporate Development

  • Todd Thomas

    Todd Thomas

    Zendrive

    VP of Business Development

  • Mike Kim

    Mike Kim

    Orbital Insight

    General Manager, Japan

  • Lawrence Kosick

    Lawrence Kosick

    Sight Machine

    VP of Global Accounts

  • Tuan Tranpham

    Tuan Tranpham

    Destop Metal

    VP of Global Sales

  • Takeshi Mitsutani

    Takeshi Mitsutani

    Bestmile

    Senior Advisor

  • Keao Caindec

    Keao Caindec

    Mocana

    VP of Marketing

  • Justin Young

    Justin Young

    b8ta

    Merchandise Manager

  • Jon Fisher

    Jon Fisher

    CrowdOptic

    CEO

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Agenda

Day 12018.11.5(Mon)
Japanese/English(○Simultaneous Interpretation)
8:30 - 9:00

Reigistration and Breakfast

9:00 - 9:05

From Organizer

  • Ishin USA CEOKodai Maruyama
9:05 - 9:15

Opening Remarks

  • Chairman, Japan Management AssociationMasami Nakamura
9:15 - 9:55Keynote

The AI Revolution from Silicon Valley: Japanese Firms' Worst Practices and Ways to Avoid Them

  • Kenji Kushida
  • Reserch Shcolor, Stanford University Shorenstein APARCKenji Kushida
9:55 - 10:35 Fireside Chat

Learning from failure on a path to success: What Panasonic learned from its history of attempting to harness Silicon Valley

  • Masa Kinoshita
  • President, Panasonic VenturesMasa Kinoshita
  • Moderator:Kenji Kushida
10:35 - 10:50

Break

10:50 - 11:35 Panel Discussion

Harnessing Silicon Valley (Panel): inroducing 3 contrasting strategies

  • Yasu Kawashima
  • FUJIFILM
    Principal, Open Innovation Hub, U.S.A.
    Yasu Kawashima
  • Teppei Tsuchikawa
  • ITOCHU International
    Deputy General Manager, Silicon Valley Office,
    ICT & Financial Business DivisionTeppei Tsuchikawa
  • Shinji Sundy Kimura
  • Rakuten USA
    EVP of Growth Strategy, General Manager of Group CEO OfficeShinji Sandy Kimura
  • Moderator:Kenji Kushida
11:35 - 12:10 Fireside Chat

Harnessing Silicon Valley (deep dive chat): A first look at Obayashi Corporation's activities

  • Hiroto Sato
  • Obayashi VP, Silicon Valley Ventures & LaboratoryHiroto Sato
  • Moderator:Kenji Kushida
12:10 - 13:10

Lunch & Networking

13:10 - 13:30 Panel Discussion

New Challenge : Nomura innovation in Silicon Valley

  • Chuzaburo Yagi
  • Nomura Holdings
    Innovations Senior Managing Director
    Chuzaburo Yagi
  • Takeshi Nakanishi
  • Dreamers Fund
    Managing Partner
    ICT & Financial Business DivisionTakeshi Nakanishi
13:30 - 14:10 Fireside Chat

The "Global Sensibility" Cultivated in Silicon Valley: The perspective a listed Japanese company whose CEO lives in SV

  • Noriyuki Matsuda
  • Sourcenext Founder, CEO & PresidentNoriyuki Matsuda
  • Moderator:Kenji Kushida
14:10 - 14:50 Fireside Chat

Komatsu's Silicon Valley Strategy to a New Stage: Transforming agriculture and seeking remotely controlled construction equipment

  • Ryoichi Togashi
  • Komatsu General ManagerRyoichi Togashi
  • Moderator:Kenji Kushida
14:50 - 15:00

Break

15:00 - 15:40 Panel Discussion

【Silicon Valley x Shenzhen】What do global accelerators seek from large Japanese enterprises?

  • Cyril Ebrsweiler
  • HAX
    FounderCyril Ebersweiler
  • Ryan MacArthur
  • StartX
    Business Development ManagerRyan MacArthur
  • Akinori Koto
  • Moderator:Akinori Koto
    WiL Partner
15:40 - 16:20 Collaboration Fireside Chat

Silicon Valley - New Japan Partnerships : IHI and Osaro

  • Kohei Taya
  • IHI
    Vice PresidentKohei Taya
  • Deric Pridmore
  • Osaro
    CEODeric Pridmore
  • Hiro Rio Maeda
  • Moderator:Hiro Rio Maeda
    Draper Nexus
    Managing Director
16:20 - 16:30

Break

16:30 - 17:10 Fireside Chat

Harnessing Silicon Valley: The strategies of SMBC and TRI

  • Eiko Ooka
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking
    Director of the Corporate Advisory DivisionEiko Ooka
  • Yasuyuki Kohaya
  • Toyota Research Institute
    Chief Liaison OfficerYasuyuki Kohaya
  • Moderator:Kenji Kushida
17:10

Closing

Day 22018.11.6(Tue)
English
9:30 - 10:00

Registration & Breakfast

  • Biz-Dev Booths Session
    (Morning Part)
10:00 - 10:20

Opening

10:20 - 11:20 Startup Talk①
  • Rigetti Computing
    Kong
    Primus Power
    FogHorn Systems
    Element Analytics
    NeuroTrack
11:20 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:30 Startup Talk②
  • Vicarious AI
    Bestmile
    Matterport
    Xage Security
    Verdigris
    Spire Global
12:30 - 13:30

Lunch & Networking

  • Startup
    Transition
13:30 - 14:30 Startup Talk③
  • Mocana
    Karamba Security
    Ouster
    b8ta
    Zendrive
    Sightmachine
  • Biz-Dev Booths Session
    (Afternoon Part)
14:30 - 14:40

Break

14:40 - 15:00 Startup Talk④
  • Desktop Metal
    Orbital Insight
    CrowdOptic
15:00-15:30

Closing


Silicon Valley Startups

  • Aquifi

    Aquifi provides automation solutions for repetitive and time sensitive tasks in manufacturing and logistics, using 3D computer vision and AI.

    Funding $20.7 M
  • Voicera

    Voicera create voice-activated AI tools that increase productivity stemming from meetings.

    Funding $20.0 M
  • Primus Power

    Primus Power offers long-duration, fade-free energy storage solutions for the smart grid.

    Funding $92.1 M
  • Element Analytics

    Element Analytics provides rapidly transforms data for industrial organizations for greater efficiency and sustainability.

    Funding $22.0 M
  • Ridecell

    Ridecell empowers mobility operators, including OEMs, car rental, fleets,etc for maximize the ride/carsharing and autonomous fleet services.

    Funding $45.8 M
  • Parsable

    Parsable is the connected worker platform to digitize, execute and collaborate around standard work.

    Funding $27.9 M
More...

Location

Location

326 Galvez Street, Stanford CA 94305
Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University

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Parking Area

Free parking is available for our Summit participants using the Galvez Event Lot (L-96) on November 28-29, 2017.

  • 1. Enter your stall number and Press [OK] to Continue
  • 2. Select #1 to Purchase a Ticket
  • 3. On the next screen, select (#2) Event Code Parking Option
  • 4. Enter the event code (5643) and press OK.
Galvez Event Lot

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Parking Area,Location MAP(PDF)



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