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Melissa McIvor

Editor-in-Chief,

GLOBIS Insights
Ms. McIvor has over ten years of experience as an editor, translator, and language consultant at some of the top global companies in Japan, including Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc., Shiseido, and Warner Bros. Japan. She has also provided English consultation services to leading university professors, award-winning scientists, and world-renowned performers. In 2019, she was a presenter at the Japan Writers Conference. She joined GLOBIS in 2018 and is currently editor-in-chief of GLOBIS Insights.

She holds a BA in international relations from the University of West Florida, as well as a copyediting certification from the University of California San Diego.
Career Success
MAY 19, 2020

For Fun, Community, and Music: The Mission of the GLOBIS Music Circle

Future business leaders must look beyond hard numbers and statistics to the power of creativity and community.

Career Success
MAY 5, 2020

3 Mantras to Survive COVID-19 Quarantine with a Healthy Body and Mind

Struggling with quarantine during coronavirus? Here are 3 mantras to keep you sane.

Tech & Innovation
APR 28, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccines, Business Innovation, and Cybersecurity: An Interview with Dr. David Marcos

What does coronavirus mean for the future of cybersecurity, biotech, and business transformation?

Career Success
APR 3, 2020

Remote Work Advice from the GLOBIS Digital Platform

Struggling to adjust to remote work? Here are 4 pro tips.

Tech & Innovation
MAR 19, 2020

How COVID-19 Is Digitizing Education in the Blink of an Eye

COVID-19 has forced kids and adults into quarantine…and it’s spurring a digital education revolution.

Career Success
MAR 17, 2020

Books in the Time of Coronavirus: What to Read During Self-Quarantine

Every morning for months, we’ve woken up to news of borders shutting down, restrictions on goods, stock market hits, and…

Career Success
MAR 9, 2020

Work Wife: How Women Are Transforming the Business World for a New Age of Success

The innovative dynamic of female business partners is hailing a transformation of the business world.

Career Success
FEB 27, 2020

From the Ground Up: The Story of a Starbucks CEO Bringing His Personal Mission to Life

What does it take to build a great company? Former Starbucks chairman and CEO Howard Schultz makes a strong case for social impact.

Tech & Innovation
JAN 24, 2020

What Art Can Teach Us about Innovation

Does innovation have a time and a place? Are some people fundamentally better at it than others? Japanese artists at the G1 Global conference weigh in on where innovation is falling short of its potential in business.

MBA Essentials
OCT 11, 2019

A Need Only Tapioca Can Fill: Japan’s Latest Food Craze through the Eyes of Maslow’s Hierarchy

Tapioca in Japan has enjoyed three big booms of popularity in as many decades. How have new technology and social trends changed the customer needs being met?