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Silicon Valley - New Japan Summit

  • 2019.11.18(Mon) - 11.19(Tue)
  • 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 TECHBLITZ, a Japanese tech media, US-Asia Technology Management Center - Stanford University 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.

Contents

  • トークセッション

    Keynotes & Panel Sessions

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

  • Biz-Devブース

    Startup Pitch &
    Biz-Dev Booths

    80 startups will have their own booths to hold one-on-one discussions regarding investment and Biz-Dev with Japanese attendees. Around 50 startups will be on stage to pitch while Biz-Dev Booth session is occurred.(11/19)

    Language:English

  • ネットワーキングパーティー

    Networking Party

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

Speakers

Day1 - 11.18

  • Richard Dasher

    Stanford University US-Asia Technology Management Center

    Director

  • Kenji Kushida

    Stanford University APARC

    Research Scholar

  • Naoki Sugimoto

    Honda R&D Innovations CEO

  • Tsunehiko Yanagihara

    Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)

    Executive Vice President

  • Ryoichi (Ricky) TOGASHI

    Komatsu

    Program Director, Office of Chief Technology Officer

  • Aki Tabata

    Komatsu

    General Manager, Office of Chief Technology Officer

  • Joanna Drake

    Core Ventures Group

    General Partner

  • Hiroto Sato

    OBAYASHI SVVL

    COO / CFO

  • Hiro Rio Maeda

    DNX Ventures

    Managing Director

  • George Kellerman

    Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley

    CEO & Managing Director

  • Takashi Morishita

    Asahi Kasei America

    General Manager, Corporate Venture Capital

  • Dai Ohama

    Kajima

    General Manager, Technology Development Strategy Planning Force

  • Takashi Nishikawa

    Panasonic Ventures

    Vice President

  • Paul Yeh

    Conductive Ventures

    Managing Director

  • Sumito Kimura

    Suzuki Motor of America

    Director, Technology Research Division

  • Hirokazu Ichikawa

    Hitachi Solutions

    Business Development Manager

  • Neeraj Hora

    Nomura Holdings

    Innovation and Investment office in San Francisco CEO of Nomura Strategic Ventures (NSV)

  • Yoky Matsuoka

    Panasonic Fellow

    Panasonicβ CEO

Day2 - 11.19(火)

  • Jess Lee

    Jess Lee

    Sentons

    President & CEO

  • Vik Pavate

    Vik Pavatee

    Locix

    CEO

  • Cheung Tam

    Cheung Tam

    Token.io

    Product / Head of Product Management, Token X

  • Hemant Bheda

    Hemant Bheda

    AREVO

    Co-founder and Chairman

  • Dirk Kanngiesser

    Dirk Kanngiesser

    Cryptowerk

    CEO

  • Kyle Russell

    Kyle Russell

    Skydio

    Business Development / Lead

  • Ming Zhang

    Ming Zhang

    zGlue

    CEO

  • Eric Elia

    Eric Elia

    Mux

    Business Developmen / Head of Strategic Accounts

  • Nirman Dave

    Nirman Dave

    Obviously AI

    CEO

  • Chris Carson

    Chris Carson

    Hayden AI Technologies

    CEO

  • Jonathan Yaffe

    Jonathan Yaffe

    AnyRoad

    CEO

  • Wasim Khan

    Wasim Khan

    Ripcord

    CDO

  • Jordan Glenn

    Jordan Glenn

    Neurotrack

    Clinical Development / Clinical Development

  • Ashutosh Garg

    Ashutosh Garg

    Eightfold AI

    CEO and Founder

  • Ashish Garg

    Ashish Garg

    Eltropy

    CEO & Co-Founder

  • Diptii Tiiku

    Diptii Tiiku

    Ridecell

    Marketing / Senior Director, Corporate Marketing, Ridecel

  • Ravi Rishy-Maharaj

    Ravi Rishy-Maharaj

    GigSky

    CEO

  • Gabe Glynn

    Gabe Glynn

    MakuSafe

    CEO

  • Sang-Soo Lee

    Sang-Soo Lee

    ANAFLASH

    CEO

  • Jordi Torras

    Jordi Torras

    Inbenta

    CEO and Founder

  • Matt Johnson

    Matt Johnson

    QC Ware

    CEO

  • Bibhrajit Halder

    Bibhrajit Halder

    SafeAI

    CEO

  • Lee Fan

    Lee Fan

    Grub Market

    Management / CFO

  • Josh Fraser

    Josh Fraser

    Origin Protocol

    Co-Founder

  • Sam Liang

    Sam Liang

    Otter.ai

    CEO and Founder

  • Chris Rowen

    Chris Rowen

    BabbleLabs

    CEO

  • Sanket Amberkar

    Sanket Amberkar

    Falkonry

    Marketing / SVP

  • Dr. Mark McCord

    Dr. Mark McCord

    Cepton Technologies

    Engineering / CTO

  • Ying Zheng

    Ying Zheng

    AiFi

    Co-founder and CTO

  • Ethan Goldspiel

    Ethan Goldspiel

    Matterport

    Business Development / Manager

  • Gary Beasley

    Gary Beasley

    Roofstock

    CEO & Co-Founder

  • Greg Tanaka

    Greg Tanaka

    Percolata

    CEO & Co-Founder

  • Jan Becker

    Jan Becker

    Apex.AI

    CEO & Co-Founder

  • Chang Yuan

    Chang Yuan

    Foresight AI

    CEO & Co-Founder

  • Jewel Li

    Jewel Li

    AutoX

    Operations / COO

  • Summer Fu

    Summer Fu

    Wavelength

    CEO & Co-Founder

  • Gabriel Halimi

    Gabriel Halimi

    Flo Technologies

    CEO/Co-Founder

  • Ravi Raj

    Ravi Raj

    Passage AI

    CEO & Co-Founder

  • Jigar Shah

    Jigar Shah

    Miles

    CEO & Co-Founder

  • Rich Mahoney

    Rich Mahoney

    Seismic

    CEO & Founder

  • Aaron Krane

    Aaron Krane

    Modal

    CEO

  • Dan Katz

    Dan Katz

    Orbital Sidekick

    CEO / Co-Founder

  • Eric Solis

    Eric Solis

    MovoCash

    Founder & CEO

  • Haoyuan Li

    Haoyuan Li

    Alluxio

    Founder, Chairman, CTO

Agenda

Day 12019.11.18(Mon)
Japanese/English(○Simultaneous Interpretation)
8:30 - 9:00

Registration & Program

9:00 - 9:20

Opening Remarks

  • CEO, Ishin USAKodai Maruyama
  • Director, Stanford University US-Asia Technology Management CenterRichard Dasher
  • Chairman, Japan Management AssociationMasami Nakamura
9:20 - 9:50Keynote

On the eve of disruption or harnessing the ecosystem: Silicon Valley’s value creation and Japanese firms

  • Kenji Kushida
  • Research Scholar,
    Stanford University APARCKenji Kushida
9:50 - 10:25 Panel Discussion

Linking the globe-trotting pitcher and Japan-based catcher: Komatsu

  • Ryoichi (Ricky) Togashi
  • Program Director, Office of Chief Technology Officer,
    Komatsu
    Ryoichi (Ricky) Togashi
  • Aki Tabata
  • General Manager, Office of Chief Technology Officer,
    KomatsuAki Tabata
  • Moderator:Kenji Kushida
10:25 - 10:40

Break

10:40 - 11:20 Panel Discussion

Driving corporate transformations by utilizing Silicon Valley: Mitsubishi Corp, Suzuki Motors, and Kajima

  • Tsunehiko Yanagihara
  • Executive Vice President,
    Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
    Tsunehiko Yanagihara
  • Sumito Kimura
  • Director, Technology Research Division,
    Suzuki Motor of AmericaSumito Kimura
  • Dai Ohama
  • General Manager, Technology Development Strategy Planning Force,
    KajimaDai Ohama
  • Moderator:Kenji Kushida
11:20 - 11:55 Fireside Chat

From Nest, Google to Panasonic: Yoky Matsuoka’s latest challenge

  • Yoky Matsuoka
  • CEO, Panasonicβ
    / Fellow, PanasonicYoky Matsuoka
  • Moderator:Kenji Kushida
11:55 - 13:00

Lunch & Networking

13:00 - 13:35 Fireside Chat

Honda’s next stage of harnessing Silicon Valley

  • Naoki Sugimoto
  • CEO,
    Honda R&D Innovations Naoki Sugimoto
  • Moderator:Kenji Kushida
13:35 - 14:05 Panel Discussion

Working with VCs and a variety of financial firms: Open innovation strategies of Japanese firms in Silicon Valley

  • Joanna Drake
  • General Partner,
    Core Ventures Group
    Joanna Drake
  • Neeraj Hora
  • CEO of Nomura Strategic Ventures (NSV),
    Innovation and Investment office in San Francisco,
    Nomura HoldingsNeeraj Hora
  • Moderator:Richard Dasher
14:05 - 14:40 Panel Discussion

Top 10 LP Worst Practices in working with Venture Capital firms - 10 Pitfalls for Japanese corporations in VC investing and how to avoid them

  • Hiro Rio Maeda
  • Managing Director,
    DNX VenturesHiro Rio Maeda
  • Hirokazu Ichikawa
  • Business Development Manager
    Hitachi SolutionsHirokazu Ichikawa
  • Moderator:Kenji Kushida
14:40 - 14:55

Break

14:55 - 15:25 Panel Discussion

Vantages on the strengths and challenges of Japanese firms with CVC funds

  • Takashi Nishikawa
  • Vice President,
    Panasonic Ventures
    Takashi Nishikawa
  • Paul Yeh
  • Managing Director,
    Conductive VenturesPaul Yeh
  • Moderator:Richard Dasher
15:25 - 16:00 Fireside Chat

Creating new businesses in Silicon Valley utilizing CVC

  • Takashi Morishita
  • General Manager, Corporate Venture Capital,
    Asahi Kasei AmericaTakashi Morishita
  • Moderator:Kenji Kushida
16:00 - 16:10

Break

16:10 - 16:40 Fireside Chat

Finding the new Yamaha : Role of Yamaha Motor Ventures

  • George Kellerman
  • CEO & Managing Director,
    Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley George Kellerman
  • Moderator:Richard Dasher
16:40 - 17:15 Fireside Chat

The latest chapter of Obayashi harnessing Silicon Valley

  • Hiroto Sato
  • COO / CFO,
    OBAYASHI SVVLHiroto Sato
  • Moderator:Kenji Kushida
17:15

Closing

Day 22019.11.19(Tue)
English
9:00 - 9:30

Registration
& Breakfast

9:30 - 9:40

Opening

Startup Talk

9:40 - 9:50
  • Special Area 1 Sentons
  • Special Area 2 QC Ware
  • Startup Booths
    Session (Morning)
9:50 - 10:00
  • Locix
  • SafeAI
10:00 - 10:10
  • Token.io
  • GrubMarket
10:10 - 10:20
  • Workato
  • Origin Protocol
10:20 - 10:30
  • AREVO
  • Otter.ai
10:30 - 10:40
  • Cryptowerk
  • BabbleLabs
10:40 - 10:50
  • Skydio
  • Fortanix
10:50 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 11:10
  • zGlue
  • Falkonry
11:10 - 11:20
  • Mux
  • Cepton Technologies
11:20 - 11:30
  • Obviously AI
  • AiFi
11:30 - 11:40
  • Hayden AI Technologies
  • Matterport
11:40 - 11:50
  • Atmosic
  • Roofstock
11:50 - 12:00
  • AnyRoad
  • Syntiant
12:00 - 13:00

Lunch & Networking

13:00 - 13:10
  • Ripcord
  • Percolata
13:10 - 13:20
  • Neurotrack
  • Apex.AI
  • Startup Booths
    Session (Afternoon)
13:20 - 13:30
  • Eightfold AI
  • Foresight AI
13:30 - 13:40
  • Eltropy
  • AutoX
13:40 - 13:50
  • Arris Composites
  • Wavelength
13:50 - 14:00
  • Fivetran
  • Flo Technologies
14:00 - 14:10
  • Ridecell
  • Passage AI
14:10 - 14:20
  • Jivox
  • Miles
14:20 - 14:30

Break

14:30 - 14:40
  • GigSky
  • Seismic
14:40 - 14:50
  • Primus Power
14:50 - 15:00
  • Datatron
  • Modal
15:00 - 15:10
  • MakuSafe
  • Orbital Sidekick
15:10 - 15:20
  • HEROTECH8
  • MovoCash
15:20 - 15:30
  • ANAFLASH
  • Alluxio
15:30 - 15:40
  • Inbenta
15:40 - 15:50
15:50 - 16:00

Closing

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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 car license plate 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 (2328) and press OK.
Galvez Event Lot

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Parking Area,Location MAP(PDF)