Mr. HIRO Nishiguchi is Co-founder and Executive Managing Director of a non-profit innovation platform organization, Japan Innovation Network (JIN). JIN’s mission is to create an innovation eco-system within and around Japanese multinational organizations by working closely with international ecosystems and knowledge partners.
He is also Co-founder and President of Japan Bosai Platform (JBP). JBP is a public-private partnership organization, which focuses on disaster risk reduction activities around the world with a strong focus on the importance of investment in structural and non-structural areas prior to disasters. JBP works very closely with international organizations such as UNISDR, Asia Development Bank and World Bank.
He received MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor degree from Sophia University in Tokyo. He lived in Chicago and Washington DC from 1992 to 2001. He enjoys sailing.