Faculty Profiles


Shinichi Hirose

Ph.D. in Management, Keio University, 2012
Courses: Organizational Behavior, Service Management, Human Resource and Global Talent Management

Takeo Kikkawa

Ph.D in Economics, University of Tokyo, 1996
Courses: Business Leaders in Japan

Hyunkoo Lee

Ph.D. in Accounting, Carnegie Mellon University, 1998
Courses: Financial Accounting, Practice in Financial Accounting, Financial Statement and Business Analysis, Managerial Accounting, Japanese Corporate Systems and Japanese Style Management and Their Impact on Development

Wenkai Li

Dean and Professor
Ph.D. in Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2004
Courses: Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Managing Products Development, Applied Statistics

Tsutomu Yokose

MBA, Keio University, 1994
Courses: Japanese Employment Practices and Human Capital Accumulation, Leadership Bootcamp, Negotiation Strategy, Leadership, Organizational Behavior

Yingying Zhang Zhang

Ph.D. in Management Sciences, ESADE – Ramon Llull University,​ 2008​
Courses: ​International Management, Competing in Emerging Markets, Corporate Strategy, Chinese Management

Zaw Zaw Aung

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, 2010
Courses: Digital Business Models, Digital Business Transformation, Database Design and Management Strategies, Mobile App for Business

YuenLeng Chow

Associate Professor
Ph.D in Business Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 2008
Courses: Portfolio Management, Derivatives Securities, Advanced Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance

Hongwei Chuang

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Finance, National Taiwan University, 2011
Courses: Corporate Finance, Investments, Risk Management

Alessandro Comai

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Management Sciences, ESADE – Ramon Llull University, 2016
Courses: Marketing Management, Marketing Intelligence, Consumer Behavior & Digital Marketing, Global Strategic Marketing

Gaku Funabashi

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Tokyo University, 2014
Courses: Small to Medium-sized Firms in Japan, Development of Japanese Industries

Husain Salilul Akareem

Assistant Professor
PhD in Marketing, Queensland University of Technology, 2017
Courses: Marketing Research, Customer Relationship Management, Strategic Brand Management, Marketing Communications

Mohammed K. Ahmed

Specially Appointed Professor
Ph.D. in Linguistics (concentration in Applied Linguistics), University of Delaware, 1988
Courses: Cross-cultural Communication, Business Presentation

Takato Hiraki

Specially Appointed Professor
Ph.D. The University of Arizona, 1983
Courses: Corporate Finance, Portfolio Management, Debt Financing and Bond Markets

Hiroyuki Itami

President, International University of Japan
Specially Appointed Professor
Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1972

Toshiro Wakayama

Specially Appointed Professor
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Syracuse University, 1989
Courses: Strategic Management, Innovation and New Business Creation

Visiting Faculty


Senior Advisor, Washington Research and Analysis, LLCEx – World Bank Officer 1970-1980
Ex – Principal Investment Officer IFC 1990-2000
Master of Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1966


Principal of Fujimoto & Co.,


Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business Sciences,
University of Tsukuba

NAITO, Yuichi

Vice President of Era Marks Inc.


Vice President and Professor, Tokyo International University
Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1984


ChangeOut Consulting (Japan and USA) – Principal/President

SUZUKI, Masachika

Professor, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies
Sophia University
Ph.D., Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2008


Associate Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra


Professor, Loyola University Chicago

YAMAZAKI, Yoshitaka

Professor, Department of Business Administration, Bunkyo University
Ph.D. of Organizational Behavior Case Western Reserve University 2004