Dr. Takeo Kikkawa will become the International University of Japan’s 13th president, Board of Trustees decided on June 30th, 2023.
Dr. Kikkawa is currently vice president at IUJ. He will take the place of former president Hiroyuki Itami, who will retire on August 31st. Dr. Itami joined IUJ on September 1st, 2017.
Dr. Takeo Kikkawa Profile ——————–
Professor Emeritus of University of Tokyo
Professor Emeritus of Hitotsubashi University
Outside Director, Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd., 2017-
Graduated from University of Tokyo (Department of Economics, Economics Course) March 1975
Graduated from University of Tokyo (Department of Economics, Business Administration Course) March 1977
Finished Doctoral Course of Graduate School of University of Tokyo on Economics March 1983:
Doctor of Economics (University of Tokyo) September 1996
Full-time Lecturer of Department of Business Administration, Aoyama Gakuin University
April 1983-March 1987
Associate Professor of Department of Business Administration, Aoyama Gakuin University
April 1987-September 1993
(September 1987- August 1988: Visiting Scholar of Harvard Business School)
Associate Professor of Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo
October 1993-March 1995
Professor, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo
April 1996-March 2007
(May-June 1996: Guest Professor of St. Gallen University)
(June 1998-December 2004: Guest Professor of Yonsei University)
(October 1998-March 1999: Guest Professor of Berlin Free University)
Professor, Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University
April 2007-March 2015
Professor of Management, Graduate School of Innovation Studies, Tokyo University of Science
April 2015-March 2020
Professor, Graduate School of International Management, International University of Japan
Policies for Competitiveness: Comparing Business-Government Relationships in the ‘Golden Age of Capitalism’, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK and New York, USA, June 1999, xⅱ+344, Coedited with Hideaki Miyajima, and Takashi Hikino.
Ethical Capitalism: Shibusawa Eiichi and Business Leadership in Global Perspective, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, Buffalo, USA, and London, UK, March 2017, xvi+215, Coedited with Patrick Fridenson.
History of Innovative Entrepreneurs in Japan, Springer, Singapore, March 2023, xiii+291.
People Centric Innovation Ecosysstem: Japanese Management and Prctices, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, Newyork USA, Melbourne, Ausyraria, New Delhi, India, and Singapore, June 2023, 90. Cowritten with YingYing Zhang-Zhang.
Books (2010- ):
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Essence of Failure, Toyo Keizai Shinpoh Sha, 2011
Electric Power Reform, Kodansha 2012
Energy Problems in Japan, NTT Publishing, 2013
History of Innovative Entrepreneurs in Japan, Yuhikaku, 2019
Energy Shift, Hakuto-Shobo, 2020
Power Industry in Japan after the Disaster, The University of Nagoya Press, 2021