MBA Summit 2017


This March 10th, 2017 at 7pm, join us for the MBA Summit at the Innovation Center in Ginza.

Keynotes from VP of IBM, CEO of Philips and Partner of Deloitte Digital delivering insight on the innovation that is changing business as we know it.

This March 10th, 2017 :

  • Hear keynotes from Iwabuchi-san, Partner of Deloitte Digital Strategy on Digital Transformation, the CEO of Philips, Danny Risberg on Innovation and the VP of Cognitive Process Transformation, Yoshiki Minowa
  • Idea-share with worldwide MBAs, Masters and High Potentials in an organized activity
  • 2 drinks included and delicious food

19:00 - 19:10 - Check in and food and drinks

19:10 - 19:20 - Intro speech by catalyst4mbas.com CEO

19:20 - 19:40 - Keynote from Yoshiki Minowa, VP of IBM, Cognitive Process Transformation on New Tech Cognitive (AI), IoT and how new technologies literally are transforming business in Japan

19:40 - 20:00 - Keynote from Philips CEO, Daniel Risberg on Innovation

20:00 - 20:20 - Keynote from Deloitte Digital Strategy Partner, Masanobu Iwabuchi on Digital Transformation

20:20 - 20:40 - Group Q&A with all three keynote speakers

20:40 - 21:00 - "Quality Circle" networking activity for idea-sharing on themed topic of Innovation

21:00 - 21:30 - Open Networking with red & white wine, beer and food

MBAs expected from...

INSEAD, London Business School, IE Business School, Stanford, Kellogg, UCLA Anderson, University of Virginia-Darden, California Berkeley Haas School of Business, Wharton, University of Cambridge, Manchester Business School, Bradford, Grant Town University, Illinois, Aston business school, University of Wales and more.

...and from Domestic schools:

McGill, International University of Japan, Doshisha, Keio, Waseda, Tsukuba, Temple, Rikkyo and Globis.

Not your average networking event. T
his year's MBA Summit will be showcasing thought leaders, giving MBAs and just High Performance People from around the world a chance to idea-share with high-caliber individuals and bring leadership career opportunities from top-tier organizations.

From the organization that brought Japan its largest MBA networking events to the country's largest MBA Career Forum (for 4 consecutive years), we want to invite you to the MBA event of the year for knowledge sharing from top expert keynote speakers with an organized, idea-sharing activity to get your networking started off right and exclusive MBA career opportunities, all held in the center of Ginza at the Innovation Center in Ginza.


"I was able to speak directly with the keynote speaker, CEO of PwC in the open networking part of the event after hearing real expertise from him on what is happening in Japan, met 10 MBAs in the networking activity, sharing ideas with professionals of the same level." - Kellogg MBA

"There was just more manager level and higher types of people, than other networking events I've attended. Was able to engage on meaningful business topics" - Tsukuba MBA

" Amazing event, had a wonderful time! Keynote speeches were interesting and inspiring! I enjoyed talking with other MBAs face-to-face! " - McGill MBA

Important ticket info :

Will have to do tickets on first come first-served basis as limited space available as we are limited to 80 attendees at this venue and have had well over that number each previous year,r. Please do get your tickets as far in advance as possible, as this event will definitely sell out.

*MBA Dream Jobs:

These are special opportunities to meet with the Hiring Manager, or President in a follow up private seminar with a few other select professionals to learn more about the organization and to see if you want to move forward for interviews.

Exclusive Career Opportunities, for select attendees to attend follow up private seminar

Deloitte Digital to meet with hiring manager & Head for those interested in Consultant, Senior Consultant, Manager, Senior Manager.

Contact: vip@catalyst4mbas.com

IBM Looking for AI analytics area & Block Chain Partners & Associate Partners
Contact: vip@catalyst4mbas.com

Pictures below of previous events:

"2014 Diversity Summit"

"2012 MBA Summit at Legato with Head of LinkedIn as Keynote speaker"

"2016 MBA Summit at Tokyo Innovation Center, SYNQA"

  • The event description was updated. Diff#229423 2017-03-01 02:12:53
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Fri Mar 10, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM JST
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Priority Invite price SOLD OUT ¥2,500
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Pre-reg(pay@door)5,000 FULL
Venue Address
Sogo-Kan Tower 110, 3-7-1 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0031 JAPAN Japan
From Ginza line, Kyobashi station, the elevator at exit #2 takes you directly into the event.
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