M. James Kondo

President, Asia Pacific Initiative; Chairman, International House of Japan; Co-Chair of World Economic Forum, The Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Japan; Former Visiting Professor at Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy at Hitotsubashi University; Senior Advisor, Geodesic Capital.

Formerly, Vice President, Twitter, Inc, Chairman, Twitter Japan KK; Special Advisor at the Cabinet Office and Director at the Prime Minister’s Office of the Government of Japan; faculty of the University of Tokyo; and management consultant at McKinsey. Selected a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (Davos), Asia21 Fellow by Asia Society, and Inamori Fellow by the Inamori Foundation.

In the social sector, co-founder of TABLE FOR TWO and Beyond Tomorrow.

Graduate of Keio University and Harvard Business School, and Yale World Fellow.