Japan House Forum Culture Startups


Japan House Forum Culture Startups

Approximately 200 guests were invited to the Japanese American National Museum Tateuchi Democracy Forum for an afternoon of lively discussions with some of the most influential voices in culture, design and gastronomy – including the leadership of The Broad and Pace, as well as Tokyo-based JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles advisors.

Japan House Forum Culture Startups

Opening Remarks

Akira Chiba

Akira Chiba,
Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles

Yuko Kaifu

Yuko Kaifu,
President of Japan House Los Angeles

Panel One
Space/Design: Portals for Discovery

Junji Tanigawa

Junji Tanigawa,
Founder and CEO of JTQ

Rich Cherry

Rich Cherry,
Former Deputy Director of The Broad

Elizabeth Sullivan

Elizabeth Sullivan,
President of PACE Palo Alto/Art + Tech

Edward P. Gallagher

Edward P. Gallagher,
President and CEO of Scandinavia House

Panel Two
Curating Taste

Shujiro Kusumoto

Shujiro Kusumoto,
President and CEO of Cafe Company

Masaki Yokokawa

Masaki Yokokawa,
CEO of Welcome

Kenichi Watanabe

Kenichi Watanabe,
Founder of Genki Japan

Sylvan Mishima Brackett

Sylvan Mishima Brackett,
Chef and Owner of Izakaya Rintaro

  • Date
  • 09.12.2016
  • Location
  • Japanese American National Museum