Open Speech: Japanese Corporate Culture and Governance


Dr. George Olcott 為日本慶應大學的兼任教授,英國牛津大學博士,跨國產業經驗豐富,常駐日本,擔任過多家日本企業的董事。此次蒞臨本院演講,將分享其豐富的跨國企業經驗,讓同學們對跨國企業文化與公司治理,尤其是日系企業有更進一步的認識。

Are you interested in doing business in Japan? What’s the know-how for working at Multinational Corporation/Multinational Enterprise in Japan? Come to learn more about the multinational corporation management and business culture in Japan with Dr. George Olcott!

主題LectureJapanese Corporate Culture and Governance

講者SpeakerDr. George Olcott 


時間Time上午10:00 – 12:00

地點Place :  管理學院一號館 B101 階梯講堂 (B101 Lecture Hall, CoM Bldg 1)

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講者簡歷  Speaker Biography

Dr. George Olcott

Board Member, Hitachi Chemical,

Board Member, Denso Corporation

Board Member, Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company

Guest Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Keio University


Dr. Olcott is Guest Professor at the Faculty of Commerce, Keio University. He completed his PhD dissertation on the impact of foreign ownership and control on Japanese organizations at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge in 2005. He was Senior Fellow at the Judge Business School until 2013 and Project Professor at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Tokyo between 2010 and 2013. 

After graduating from the University of Oxford with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, he spent five years in Hong Kong and Japan working for Cathay Pacific Airways. After completing an MBA at INSEAD in France, he joined the UK merchant bank SG Warburg (now UBS Investment Bank). He spent fifteen years at Warburg, ten of which were in Tokyo. He also spent three years as CEO of UBS’s institutional asset management division in Japan. He left the bank in 2001 to commence his studies at Cambridge.

He joined the board of Nippon Sheet Glass in 2008 and the board of NKSJ Holdings in 2010. He retired from both boards in 2014 and is currently a board member of Denso Corporation, Hitachi Chemical and the Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company. He has also served as an advisor to a number of leading Japanese companies.