Corporate Roundtable August 20th, 2014

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Corporate Roundtable August 20th, 2014

JASM is excited to announce that the August meeting of the Corporate Roundtable will feature a presentation on “Working in Japan Again After 20 Years – What’s Changed and What Remains the Same?”. Scott Smith, Vice President of Taiyo International, will share his perspective on working in Japan as a Senior Executive from 2011 to 2013. Mr. Smith will address topics such as:

  • Changes he has observed in Japanese society since his first time working in Japan more than 20 years ago
  • The impact that the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has had on the consciousness of people in Japan
  • What has and has not changed and his perspective on current work and life environments in Japan

Scott Smith is the Vice President of Taiyo International and General Manager of Taiyo Kagaku, which is a leading Japanese manufacturer of functional ingredients for the food, beverage, and supplement industries. Taiyo focuses on the development of innovative ingredients derived from natural sources to further develop the body’s ability to protect and manage one’s health.

Scott SmithMr. Smith graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1991 and joined Taiyo Kagaku in Yokkaichi, Japan in 1992. After several years in Japan, he founded Taiyo’s North American operations in San Francisco, CA in 1994, followed by the opening of Taiyo’s International operations in Minneapolis, MN in 1999. He currently oversees the sales and production of all Taiyo products in both North and South America and also assists with all global international operations.
Scott Smith has also served on the JASM Board of Directors. JASM is pleased to welcome Mr. Smith to give his presentation at the August Corporate Roundtable.



Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
Registration at 7:30a.m.
Program from 8:00a.m. to 9:00a.m. (People are welcome to stay for further discussion after the program.)


Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett P.A.
IDS Center, 5th Floor
80 S 8th Street, Minneapolis, MN


$15.00 for JASM Members
$20.00 for Non-members and guests (If you would like to become a member, click こちらからお願いいたします。)
$7.00 for Students


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Corporate Roundtable Ticket

We hope you can join us for this exciting and unique opportunity.

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