Takatomo Itoi

Takatomo Itoi

Critical and Analytical Skills
Mr. 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.


Mr. Takatomo Itoi currently serves as Board Member and Chief Financial Officer of Universal Music Japan.

Prior to joining Universal Music, Mr. Itoi spent 12 successful years in management consulting, first at Accenture (Manager, Strategy Group), second at PwC (Senior Manager, M&A Advisory), and then Frontier Management (Senior Director, Corporate Turnaround).

Mr. Itoi has extensive experience in cross-border engagements, supporting clients in the areas of business strategy, business transformation, post-merger integration, and operations improvement across a variety of industries including auto, healthcare, telecommunications, consumer products, media, and several service sectors.

Prior to his management consulting career, Mr. Itoi held several finance positions at such companies as Gillette, Coca-Cola, and DIRECTV.

Faculty Message:

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.