GSIM Faculty

Shinichi Hirose

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

Takeo Kikkawa

Specially Appointed Professor
Ph.D in Economics, University of Tokyo, 1996
Courses: Business Leaders in Japan, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Hyunkoo Lee

Ph.D. in Accounting, Carnegie Mellon University, 1998
Courses: Financial Accounting, Financial Statement and Business Analysis, Managerial Accounting, Japanese Style Management and Corporate Governance

Wenkai Li

Ph.D. in Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2004
Courses: Operations Management, Managing Products Development, Digital Supply Chain Management, Data Analytics for Business

Tsutomu Yokose

MBA, Keio University, 1994
Courses: Corporate Social Responsibility, Leadership Bootcamp, Negotiation Strategy, Leadership, Japanese Employment Practices and Human Capital Accumulation

Yingying Zhang Zhang

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

Zaw Zaw Aung

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, 2010
Courses:  AI for Business, Digital Platform and Digital Business Models, Data Management and Modelling, Big Data Analytics

YuenLeng Chow

Associate Professor
Ph.D in Business Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 2008
Courses: Portfolio Management,  Entrepreneurial and Venture Finance, Finance and Technology, Sustainable Finance

Hongwei Chuang

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Finance, National Taiwan University, 2011
Courses: Corporate Finance, Quantitative Investment and Financial Data Analytics, Derivatives and Risk Management, Data Analysis with Python

Alessandro Comai

Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Management Sciences, ESADE – Ramon Llull University, 2016
Courses: Marketing Management, Marketing Intelligence, Digital Marketing and Customer Journey

Gaku Funabashi

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Tokyo University, 2014
Courses: Strategic Management, Small to Medium-sized Firms in Japan, Development of Japanese Industries, Local Resources and Social Business

Benjamin Sheehan

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Queensland University of Technology, 2022
Courses: Advertising Management, Consumer Behavior, Customer Relationship Management, Marketing Research

Toshiro Wakayama

Specially Appointed Professor
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1989
Courses: Strategic Management, New Business Creation and Venturing, Strategies for Digital Disruption, Global Strategy in the Digital Age

Visiting Faculty


ChangeOut Consulting (Japan and USA) –

HIRAKI, Takato

Ph.D. The University of Arizona, 1986


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

YAMAZAKI, Yoshitaka

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

HELLER, Daniel Arturo

Professor by Special Appointment,
Faculty of Global Business, Chuo University

FUJIMOTO, Takahiro

Professor, Faculty of Economics,
The University of Tokyo

YASUMOTO, Masanori

Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences,
Yokohama National University

HIGASHI, Hidetada

Professor, Department of Business,
Yamanashi Gakuin University

FUKUZAWA, Mitsuhiro

Associate Professor,
Faculty of Business Administration,
Seikei University

Mohammed K. Ahmed

Specially Invited Professor,
Graduate School of International Management,
International University of Japan