Critical and Analytical Skills
Takatomo Itoi is the CEO of shugochiDesignLab and a Senior Advisor at INTANGIBLES. He also teaches at the Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University as a Visiting Faculty.
Itoi began his career at Gillette (currently P&G) in 1993. Subsequently, he worked for multinational companies such as Coca-Cola and DirecTV, developing and supporting the implementation of medium to long-term strategies.
Joining the world of management consulting in 2003, he lent his expertise to projects across a wide range of industries at Accenture (Strategy), PwC (M&A Advisory), and Frontier Management (Corporate Turnaround).
In 2017, he was appointed as a CFO, board member, and management committee member of Universal Music Japan, where he contributed to four consecutive years of increased revenues and profits at a time of dynamic change in the music industry.
He became independent and founded shougochiDesginLab in 2021. Currently, his activities lie in focusing on "Corporate Transformation", "Entrepreneur Support", and "Regional Revitalization”.
Itoi holds an MBA from the University of Rochester, specializing in Strategy and Finance. He has a BS in Business Economics from The State University of New York.
Innovation and growth are inextricably linked. Driving innovation is one thing for a start-up company, however it poses entirely different challenges for large, established corporations.
In Business Transformation through Innovation, we will identify and understand the underlying causes of transformation failure and get to the heart of what matters most in building a breakthrough business.
There will be many opportunities for discussion and no right or wrong answer to the question asked. In this class, you are expected to find your own answer.