Mr. Susumu Kotani, President & CEO of Pioneer, Mr. Hideo Sawada, Chairman of H.I.S., and Mr. Tsuneo Katsuki, President of P.S. Mitsubishi Construction each operate in disparate sectors, but share a strong passion for innovation and always challenging the accepted frameworks of their respective sectors to grow their businesses. Whether it’s pioneering 3D-LiDAR technology to use for autonomous driving, revolutionizing the tourism sector by using robots to serve guests or creating the world’s first bridges using certain materials, these companies represent how innovation is driving global expansion in Japan.
In Japan, a strong organizational culture and mission is considered to be critical to not only a company’s growth and success, but also to their brand. Mr. Hitoshi Ochi, President & CEO of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, Mr. Masateru Matsutani, President & CEO of ABC Cooking Studio, and Mr. Yutaka Nishida, President of Trust Tech Inc. outline how they have each leveraged a unique corporate culture to shape their entire operations to grow their businesses.