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Shuzaburo Takeda

Shuzaburo Takeda is President of Takeda and Associates. He served as Senior Advisor to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) until August 31st, 2017. Dr. Takeda wears several hats in Japan and in the US. He is Senior Advisor to the President’s Office, Nagoya University. He is also Management Advisor to RIKEN (RIKEN is the Japan's largest comprehensive research institution). He is also Founding Director of the Business-University Forum of Japan (BUF has founded since 1992).  He has been Special Advisor to the President, Tsukuba University in April, 2018.   He has been intimately involved in the Japan-US relations for 40 years and for decades he had been associated with the late Senator Howard H. Baker (Majority Leader, Former US Ambassador to Japan). In recent years, He has been promoting collaboration at digital age (promoting US/Japan Digital Innovation Hub). He has been a Member of the International Advisory Council for Asia (IACA) of Washington University in St. Louis since 1994. He has also been a Presidential Council member of the Olin College of Engineering since 2013. He has been an Executive Advisor to the Ohio State University since 2017 (he earned his Ph.D. in Physics in 1969- -and has been awarded the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for 2018 from OSU). He is a member of The Cosmos Club, Washington, DC.