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Business Conference

Global Visions for the Future Conference

World-class speakers will take the stage to share their perspectives on a diverse range of topics. Find out how people and society are being empowered through Rakuten's Ecosystem, catch glimpses of the future and hear about plans and visions for new initiatives aimed at the 5G era.

Venue:

Pacifico Yokohama Hall A & B/ Annex Hall/Conference Center

SPEAKERS

Yuji Furuta

Yuji Furuta

Rakuten Optimism 2019 Moderator
Sports DJ, official ceremony and event MC, reporter, moderator

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Cyrus Nozomu Sethna

Cyrus Nozomu Sethna

Rakuten Optimism 2019 Moderator
Bilingual narrator, MC, voice artist, actor

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Maasa Takahashi

Maasa Takahashi

Rakuten Optimism 2019 Moderator
Freelance announcer, television celebrity

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Kyoko Uchida

Kyoko Uchida

Rakuten Optimism 2019 Moderator
Freelance announcer, television celebrity

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YOSHIKI

YOSHIKI

Lyricist, song writer, leader of X JAPAN (pianist and drummer)

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David Agus

David Agus

Founder and CEO, Ellison Institute of USC

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Tony Fernandes

Tony Fernandes

Group CEO, AirAsia

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Susumu Fujita

Susumu Fujita

President and Founder, CyberAgent

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Hisataka Kobayashi

Hisataka Kobayashi

Chief Scientist and Senior Investigator of the Molecular Imaging Program, U.S. National Cancer Institute

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Kundo Koyama

Kundo Koyama

Broadcast writer

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Mitsuru Murai

Mitsuru Murai

Chairman, Japan Professional Football League (J.League)

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Kashiwa Sato

Kashiwa Sato

Art Director and Creative Director, Samurai Inc.

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Robert Swan

Robert Swan

CEO, Intel

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Heizo Takenaka

Heizo Takenaka

Professor Emeritus of Keio University, Professor of Toyo University & former Minister of State

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Shinya Yamanaka

Shinya Yamanaka

Director and Professor at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University

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John Zimmer

John Zimmer

Co-founder and President, Lyft

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Mickey Mikitani

Mickey Mikitani

Chairman and CEO, Rakuten

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Tareq Amin

Tareq Amin

CTO, Rakuten Mobile

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Koji Ando

Koji Ando

Group Managing Executive Officer, Rakuten, Senior Director of Group Company Division and Senior Vice President of Investment & Incubation Company

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Tomomi Arakawa

Tomomi Arakawa

Vice President
Customer Success
IBM Japan

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Chiaki

Chiaki

Television celebrity, voice actress, singer, designer

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Hiroto Furuhashi

Hiroto Furuhashi

Executive Officer, Office Manager of Chief Executive Innovation Office, Rakuten

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Atsuya Furuta

Atsuya Furuta

Former player-manager for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows Professional Baseball Club

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Bhaskar Gorti

Bhaskar Gorti

President, Nokia Software

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Toru Hashimoto

Toru Hashimoto

Former Governor of Osaka Prefecture, former Mayor of Osaka City

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Yasufumi Hirai

Yasufumi Hirai

Group Executive Vice President, CIO & CISO, Rakuten

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Masayuki Hosaka

Masayuki Hosaka

Representative Director and Vice Chairman, Rakuten, Fintech Segment Leader, President, Fintech Group Company, President, Rakuten Card

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Satoko Ito

Satoko Ito

Broadcaster, visiting professor at the Graduate Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, Itoigawa Geopark Ambassador

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Takashi Kadokura

Takashi Kadokura

Economist/Representative, BRICs Research Institute

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Ryuta Kawashima

Ryuta Kawashima

Director, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University

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Takahiro Kikuchi

Takahiro Kikuchi

Senior Fellow at Nikkei BP Intelligence Group, Nikkei Business Publications

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Hiroto Kiritani

Hiroto Kiritani

Professional shogi player (7-dan), investor

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Shunichi Kita

Shunichi Kita

Partner, Head of Telecom & Media Sector, Consulting Division, Nomura Research Institute

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Shigenobu Kobayashi

Shigenobu Kobayashi

Executive Officer, Rakuten, Executive Officer, Rakuten Pay Business Division General Manager, Rakuten Payment

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Masayuki Kubota

Masayuki Kubota

Chief Strategist, Rakuten Securities Economic Research Institute

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Durga Malladi

Durga Malladi

SVP and GM, 4G/5G, Qualcomm Technologies

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Sebastian Masuda

Sebastian Masuda

Artist

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Jin Mayama

Jin Mayama

Novelist

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Nandan Mer

Nandan Mer

Japan Division President, Mastercard

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Amon Miyamoto

Amon Miyamoto

Director

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Masaya Mori

Masaya Mori

Executive Officer, Rakuten, Global Head, Rakuten Institute of Technology Worldwide

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Takuro Morinaga

Takuro Morinaga

Economic Analyst/Professor, Dokkyo University

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Koichi Nakamura

Koichi Nakamura

Group Managing Executive Officer, Rakuten, Representative Director and President, Rakuten Payment

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Nobuko Nakano

Nobuko Nakano

Neuroscientist, Doctor, Professor at Higashi Nippon International University

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Hitoshi Okabe

Hitoshi Okabe

Editor-in-Chief Nikkei FinTech

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Masumi Sai

Masumi Sai

Economist, Institute of Current Business Studies, Showa Women's University, Ph.D. student, Hitotsubashi University

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Yoko Suizu

Yoko Suizu

Representative, Limited Liability Company Forty R & C, Regional Revitalization and Town Development Consultant

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Anri Sugihara

Anri Sugihara

TV personality, investment expert, entrepreneur

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Anri Sugihara

Nahoko Tazoe

Freelance announcer

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Dave Ward

Dave Ward

Senior Vice President, CTO -Engineering and Chief Architect, Cisco

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Nozomu Watanabe

Nozomu Watanabe

Senior Vice President, NEC

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Yoshihisa Yamada

Yoshihisa Yamada

Group Executive Vice President, Rakuten
President, Rakuten Mobile

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Yukiko Yamaguchi

Yukiko Yamaguchi

Managing Officer, Connected Solutions Company
Chief Marketing Officer of Enterprise Marketing, Panasonic

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PROGRAM

Day 1
7/31
[Wed]
10:30 - 18:00

Rakuten Optimism 2019 Opening Keynote

Fintech and Communications in the 5G Era

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Day 2
8/1
[Thu]
10:30 - 18:00

Lifestyles, Mobility & Branding in the 5G Era

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Day 3
8/2
[Fri]
10:30 - 13:30

Medical, Sports & Entertainment in the 5G Era

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Day 4
8/3
[Sat]
9:30 - 12:20


Rakuten Securities Seminar

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Important Notes

For Rakuten Optimism 2019 attendees

About Qualifications

Attendees must be 18 years old or older to attend the business conference.

We reserve the right to ask visitors to leave or decline entry to the venue if they are obstructing event operations.

About Event Enforcement

In the event of inclement weather, natural disasters or other unavoidable reasons, this event may be rescheduled or canceled without notice.

About Tickets

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About Taking Photos and Video

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