The leading edge of Sogo Shosha in Silicon Valley

    March 1, 2024 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
    Morrison & Foerster Palo Alto, International Room
    755 Page Mill Road #A Palo Alto
    CA 94304

    Discover the forefront of general trading companies, the so-called Sogo Shosha, in Silicon Valley! This event brings together six leading trading companies to discuss their businesses and strategies in the area. The panel session, enriched with pre-event surveys and audience queries, will explore ways to forge new business opportunities, including partnerships with startups and incubation initiatives.

    This prestigious JCCNC event marks the first time these six corporate members share their strategies collectively. The session will be followed by a networking opportunity, allowing for the exchange of novel ideas and connections. Join us for this remarkable gathering!

    ■ Date and Time: Friday, March 1, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM (3:30 pm Door Open) (PDT/Western Time)
    ■  Venue: Morrison Foerster, Palo Alto (755 Page Mill Road, Bldg. A, Palo Alto)
    ■ Language: English
    ■ Attendance: $20 for JCCNC members, $30 for non-members
    ■ Enrollment: 120 (first-come, first-served)
    ■ Speakers:
    ・Nobuyuki Baba, Senior Vice President, Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
    ・Ryo Ohashi, Western State Regional Officer, Senior Vice President of Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.)
    ・Daisuke Arai, SVP Assistant to the President and GM of Silicon Valley Branch at Marubeni America Corporation
    ・Koki Sato, CEO & President, ITC Ventures XI, Inc. and Director & Branch Manager, ITOCHU International Inc.
    ・Wataru Kuribayashi, President, C.E.O., Presidio Ventures and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas
    ・Hisayuki Narahara, VP and Branch Manager San Jose Office, Sojitz Corporation of America

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