Boasting a wealth of experience abroad and in Japan, Dr. Ishikura is an expert in global strategy, innovation, and knowledge management. She has a number of highly rated publications to her name, including the best-selling book How to Build a Global Career.
The first Japanese woman to gain a doctorate in business administration (DBA) from Harvard Business School, Dr. Ishikura has an impressive track record from freelance translator to senior manager at McKinsey & Company. She now is involved in developing media innovators with global perspectives at Keio Media Design. She is the vice chair of the Global Agenda Council on Education & Skills, which offers leaders an opportunity to take their education and skill agenda to the next level by raising global awareness on the need to improve education systems.