Japan's economy is poised for positive surprises in 2016/17 and beyond. The base for private sector innovation is broad and deep; corporate leadership is now focused on raising productivity and global competitiveness; and public policy is dictated by a strong pro-business and pro-entrepreneurship philosophy. Learn how demographic destiny is not a negative but a powerful positive force for both domestic demand and innovation; why public debt, central bank action and the negative savings rate combine to create unprecedented industrial and corporate change; where your company can profit from Japan's structural up-turn; and what forces could disrupt and delay Japan's potential for prosperity.
About the Speaker:
Jesper Koll has been investing in Japan since becoming a resident in 1986. In July 2015, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of WisdomTree Japan. Over the past two decades, Jesper has been consistently ranked as one of the top Japan strategists/economists, having worked as Chief Strategist and Head of Research for major U.S. investment banks J.P. Morgan and Merrill Lynch. His analysis and insights have earned him a position on several Japanese government advisory committees, and Jesper is also one of the few non-Japanese members of the Keizai Doyukai, the Japan Association of Corporate Executives. He has written two books in Japanese, Towards a New Japanese Golden Age and The End of Heisei Deflation.
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Kenneth Lebrun, Chair
Shaun Dubin, Scott D. Sugino, Vice Chairs
A. Barry Hirschfeld, Jr., Board Liaison
ACCJ Foreign Direct Investment Committee
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