Reinvigorating Entrepreneurial Growth in Japan: A Team Approach

The ACCJ Chubu Chapter Business Program Committee presents:

“Reinvigorating Entrepreneurial Growth in Japan: A Team Approach”

This program will be in Japanese.  However, the speaker is bilingual and the Q&A session will be in both English and Japanese.  Also we will provide the material in English if needed.


DATE:  Tuesday, February 22, 2011

TIME:   6:30-7:30 pm (Business Program) 7:30 – 9:30 pm (Cocktail/Networking)

VENUE: Hilton Nagoya

FEE: ACCJ Members 5,000.  Non-members 6,000 yen


HOST: Business Program Committee – Chubu

NOTE: This meeting is OFF THE RECORD

An advisor to governments worldwide, venture capitalist, educator and lecturer, William H. Saito has spent the past two decades shaping information security policy, establishing and selling companies, and managing public corporations. In 1991, he founded I/O Software, Inc., in California, and built it into a global leader in security software development, earning recognition in 1998 as Entrepreneur of the Year from Ernst & Young, NASDAQ and USA Today. In 2000, Microsoft integrated the company’s core authentication technology into the Windows operating system, and the technology was subsequently licensed to over 160 companies worldwide.

After the acquisition of his company by Microsoft in 2004, he moved to Japan to address business and technology issues for clients worldwide and founded InTecur, K.K., a consultancy that helps companies identify and develop applications and markets for innovative technologies. In this role, he helps several startups and entrepreneurs by serving in a non-executive capacity as chairman or director.

Mr. Saito will speak to us about his entrepreneurial ventures, and how leadership and multicultural, or diverse, teams can create the most successful global businesses.