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Partner and Board Director

NORIAKI SAKAMOTO

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At METI, Nori Sakamoto was engaged in developing the acts for SME finance and home appliance recycling. After leaving METI, he joined his family busi-ness in apparel logistics, establishing and organizing businesses.
At McKinsey & Company, he worked on projects for pharma, medical devices, auto, high-tech, consumer goods and retail companies in Japan, Southeast Asia, and Europe, support-ing Marketing & Sales, Supply Chain Management, R&D and M&A strategy for 4+ years. He provided support for the 2014 MICI-Challenge!, selection of the 2015 NEDO TCP winner and runner-up, and 2016 METI IoT Lab Selection Grand Prix as well as the grand prize in Entre-preneurship Challenge 2017.

CAREER

Noriaki graduated from the Faculty of Economy from the University of Tokyo and entered METI. He left METI in 2008 and was appointed vice president of a logistics company. He earned MBA from Columbia University. He was an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company and then joined UTEC in August 2014.

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