JETRO COVID-19 Webinar #2: Digital Technology and Transformation

Jun 05, 2020



June 10, 2020
4:00 - 5:00 AM EST





The COVID-19 pandemic is causing massive disruptions to economies, businesses, and markets across the world. JETRO will therefore hold a series of webinars featuring the economic impacts of COVID-19 on the various sectors and industries of Japan. Join our webinars to stay informed about the current situation in Japan.

The focus of this second webinar will be on the status of Japan's digital technology industry from both before and during the pandemic, and how the current crisis may impact its future. There will also be a brief discussion on how the general economy of Japan is being affected.

The following webinars are also being planned (dates TBD):
Webinar #3: Open Innovation
Webinar #4: Life Science
Webinar #5: Automotive Industry


Nagasaki Yuta, Invest Japan Promotion Division at JETRO

Nagasaki Yuta is a researcher of the Invest Japan Department at JETRO. His research focuses on inward foreign direct investment to Japan and covers a wide range of related topics including the business environment and  business operations of foreign-affiliated companies in the country.

Takahashi Hiroshi, Digital Business/IT Advisor at JETRO

Head of Japan, EPAM Systems. Driving Digital Transformation of Japanese companies. Experienced Engineering & IT / Business consulting in Accenture, Oracle and Infosys. Worked for clients in various industries: Manufacturing, Retail, Finance, Automotive, Utilities, Communication in Japan and the U.S.(Area: Cloud, Digital Bank, , RPA /IA、UX /CX, Digital Marketing, Blockchain, Smart grid/city, Connected Car, Mobile app, Machine Learning etc).

The Invest Japan Division at Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)