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ICAS Welcoming Reception & Celebration with Discussion by Jesper Koll

Friday, October 4, 2019   18:30 - 21:00

  • Jesper Koll (Head of Japan WisdomTree)
Guests mingle during the welcome reception. Photography by Josh Carrington, junior Communications major.

ICAS has grown tremendously since its establishment in 2004, and we are thankful to all of you who have been part of our journey thus far. After 15 great years in Minami-Azabu, we are thrilled for our next chapter here in Sangen-jaya.

Jesper Koll speaks to “Lessons from Japan for Global Leaders.”

To mark the occasion, we will be joined by Jesper Koll, one of Tokyo’s best known economic commentators and longtime friend of ICAS. Mr. Koll will speak to “Lessons from Japan for Global Leaders,” followed by audience Q&A.

We are pleased to invite you to a welcome reception at the new TUJ Campus in Sangen-jaya. Light refreshments and beverages will be served.

RSVPs were required for this event (see here.)

Date & Time:
Friday, October 4, 2019   18:30 - 21:00
1F Parliament student lounge, Temple University, Japan Campus
1-14-29 Taishido, Setagaya-ku Tokyo
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Please register at this link: https://forms.gle/gEjqDZQFVkPgFxvS7

Note: All ICAS events are held in English, open to the public, and admission is free unless otherwise noted.


Jesper Koll

Head of Japan WisdomTree

Jesper Koll has been researching and investing in Japan since becoming a resident in 1986. In July 2015, he was the founding Chief Executive Officer of WisdomTree Japan and now serves as senior adviser to WisdomTree Asset Management. Over the past two decades, Jesper has been consistently ranked as one of the top Japan strategists/economists, having worked as Chief Strategist and Head of Research for major U.S. investment banks J.P. Morgan and Merrill Lynch. His analysis and insights have earned him a position on several Japanese government and corporate advisory committees. In late-2016, Governor Koike appointed Jesper to her Tokyo Financial Center Advisory Board. He is also one of the few non-Japanese members of the Keizai Doyukai, the Japan Association of Corporate Executives. He has written three books in Japanese, Towards a New Japanese Golden AgeThe End of Heisei Deflation, and the recently published Japan’s Economy – The Envy of the World.