Innovators Network

Participants

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Ruth J. Abram

Founder & former President, Lower East Side Tenement Museum

Shoji Akimoto

Executive Director, G-net

Yasushi Aoyama

Professor, Graduate School of Governance Studies, Meiji University

Marty Ashby

Executive Producer, MCG Jazz

Hiroki Azuma

Author & Cultural Critic

Kenichi Bamba

President, Bridge for Fukushima

Casey Caplowe

Creative Director & Co-founder, GOOD

Valerie Casey

Founder, The Designers Accord & Chief Product Officer, Samsung Global Innovation Center

Andrea Chen

Executive Director, Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation

Flozell Daniels, Jr.

President & CEO, Foundation for Louisiana

David d'Heilly

Producer, Author, & Facilitator, 2dk Co., Ltd.

Cheryl Dorsey

President, Echoing Green

Debra Dunn

Board Member, Skoll Foundation & Former Sr. VP, Corporate Affairs, Hewlett Packard

Atsuhisa Emori

General Manager, Nippon Taberu Journal League

Marc Freedman

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Encore.org

Ayako Fujii

President, Environmental Co-op Union, Shiga & President, Nanohana Project Network

Hideki Fujioka

Executive Director, Market, Strategic Projects, and Senior Business, COSMOS INITIA Co., Ltd. & President, COSMOS Life Support

Tomoko Fujisaki

Founder, HANDS

Kumi Fujisawa

Co-Founder & President, Thinktank SophiaBank & Guest Professor, Hosei University in Tokyo

Chikara Funabashi

Founder & Chairman, WiLLSeed Company Limited

Neil Gibbons

Mentor, Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation

Jeanne Giordano

Urban Design Consultant, Jeanne Giordano Ltd.

Rosanne Haggerty

Founder, Common Ground Community & Founder & President, Community Solutions

Dervala Hanley

Strategist, Ammunition

Kenji Hayashi

Co-President, FoundingBase

Scott Heiferman

Co-Founder & CEO, Meetup.com

Toru Hiji

Next Cabinet IWATE & Board Member, Our Otsuchi Dream Plaza

Tomonori Honda

Director, MAKOTO

Yoshito Hori

President, GLOBIS University & Managing Partner, GLOBIS Capital Partners

Katsuji Imata

Board Chair, CSO Network Japan

Hideyuki Inoue

Co-founder, INNO-Lab International & Founder, SVP Tokyo

Harue Ishikawa

Founder, Care Center Yawaragi

Mitsuhisa Ishikawa

President, Production I.G.

Satoshi Ito

President, Sanriku Hitotsunagi Nature School

Greg Jackson

Former Executive Director, Brownsville Partnership (New York)

Chiemi Kamada

Board Member, Fukushima Cooperative Reconstruction Center

Masayoshi Kase

Incubation Coordinator, ETIC

Koichi Kaneda

Senior Director, CSR, Corporate Communications Department, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.

Taneo Kato

Executive Director, Association for Corporate Support of the Arts

Hiroto Kikuchi

Secretary General & Board Member, Iwate NPO-NET Support

Lin Kobayashi

Founder & Chair of the Board, International School of Asia, Karuizawa

Keito Kohara

Producer, artcomplex group

Yosuke Komatsu

President, Hope for Tomorrow

Hiroki Komazaki

President & CEO, NPO Florence

Yuto Kurosawa

Board Member & COO, NPO wiz

Kaori Kuroda

Executive Director, CSO Network Japan

Justin Leach

Rigging Supervisor, Blue Sky Studios & Producer, Masaaki Yuasa's Kick-heart.

Corinne LeTourneau

Director, Special Projects, Common Ground

Limbon

Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Ritsumeikan University

Rick Lowe

Artist & Founder, Project Row Houses

Chawanad Luansang

Co-founder, Openspace Community Architects

Osamu Maebashi

Adventurer

Nadine Maleh

Director of Design and Construction, Common Ground

Douglas McGray

Senior Editorial Fellow, New America Foundation & Editor-in-Chief, The California Sunday Magazine & Pop-Up Magazine

Dominic Molon

Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD Museum

Kota Niitsuma

Sales and Planning, Okasei Inc. & Onagawa Fukkou Maru

Chihiro Nishimoto

CEO, Japan Area Management

Kohei Nishiyama

Founder & CEO, CUUSOO System

Jacqueline Novogratz

CEO, Acumen

Tomohiko Okabe

CEO, kotolab. LLC & CEO, Okabe Tomohiko Design Studio

Kensuke Onishi

CEO, Peace Winds Japan & Director, Japan Platform

Kazuhide Oshida

Board Member, Soma Haragama Morning Market Club

John Peterson

Founder, Public Architecture & Curator, Loeb Fellowship, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

Daniel Pink

Author

Allison Plyer

MBA, ScD, Executive Director, The Data Center

Michael Reich

Taro Takemi Professor of International Health Policy, School of Public Health, Harvard University

Ann Rutledge

Founding Principal, R&R Consulting

Kana Sambe

President, Glowing Cloud

Dai Sato

Anime scenario writer & President & CEO, Storyriders Co. Ltd.

Daiki Sato

Senior Staff, Ofunato Station Area Development Office, Bureau of Disaster Reconstruction, Ofunato City

Ryoko Sato

Associate Professor, Ehime University

Max Schorr

Co-founder, Good

Naoko Seki

Member, Fukushima Organic Agricultural Network

Tsuyoshi Sekihara

Founder & Advisor, Kamiechigo Yamazato Fan Club

Ken Shibusawa

Chairman, Commons Asset Management, Inc.

Mitsuko Shimomura

Headmistress, Ikikata-Jyuku School

Cameron Sinclair

Co-Founder, Architecture for Humanity & Founder & Design Principal, Department of Small Works

Megan Smith

Chief Technology Officer, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House

Richard Streitmatter-Tran

Artist & Founder, Dia/Projects

Bill Strickland

President & CEO, Manchester Bidwell Corporation

Taylor Stuckert

AICP, Director, Clinton County Regional Planning Commission & Co-Founder, Energize Clinton County

Masahiro Sugawara

Assistant Manager, Project Coordination Division, Construction Department, Kesennuma City

Yuji Suzuki

Executive Managing Director & Secretary General, Sanaburi Foundation

Junichi Tamura

Chief Director, Next Commons Lab

Hiroshi Tasaka

President, Thinktank SophiaBank

Ayumi Takahashi

Regional Coordinator, Fukushima Future Promotion Office, Fukushima University

Yoshiharu Tsukamoto

Architect, Atelier Bow-Wow

Keiko Tsuyama

Freelance journalist, Wall Street Journal Japan, Asahi Shimbun, Aera

Tomoyuki Wada

CEO, Odaka Workers Base, Ltd.

Alissa Walker

Urbanism Editor, Gizmodo

Villy Wang

Founder, President & CEO, BAYCAT

Sayaka Watanabe

President, re:terra

Alan Webber

Founding Editor, Fast Company Magazine

Jay Weigel

Composer, Producer and Conductor

Masayuki Yamanaka

CEO, Japan Association for Educational Innovation

Keith Yamashita

Chairman & Founder, SY Partners

Kazuko Yoshida

NPO Riku Café

Gentaro Yui

Co-founder, Sweet Treat 311


Profiles reflect the participant’s position at the time of involvement in an Innovators Network project.


†  Deceased

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