Mr. Menabney leads initiatives to build stronger teams, create a global corporate culture, and boost collaboration among Ricoh Co. Ltd.’s 95,000 employees in over sixty-five countries. As partner faculty at GLOBIS University, he teaches Business Presentation, Critical Thinking, and Building Virtual Teams to international MBA students. He also teaches Storytelling and Design Thinking with IDEO U and writes for Fast Company and Forbes on storytelling, presentation skills, and global team building. He has been a TEDx speaker.
Prior to moving to Tokyo in 2011 to study at GLOBIS, Mr. Menabney spent over twenty years in Toronto working for the Canadian federal government. His career there encompassed diplomacy, business development, and building public-private academia partnerships in the Canadian innovation ecosystem.
He has a BSc in astronomy and physics from the University of Toronto and an MBA from GLOBIS.