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The leading edge of Sogo Shosha in Silicon Valley (English Program)


Discover the forefront of general trading companies, the so-called Sogo Shosha, in Silicon Valley! This event brings together six leading trading companies to discuss their businesses and strategies in the area. The panel session, enriched with pre-event surveys and audience queries, will explore ways to forge new business opportunities, including partnerships with startups and incubation initiatives.

This prestigious JCCNC event marks the first time these six companies share their strategies collectively. The session will be followed by a networking opportunity, allowing for the exchange of novel ideas and connections. Join us for this remarkable gathering!

  • Date & Time: March 1, 2024 (Friday), 4:00 - 6:30 PM (PDT)

  • Location: Morrison Foerster, Palo Alto (755 Page Mill Road, Bldg. A, Palo Alto)

  • Language: English

  • Fees: JCCNC Members $20, Non-Members $30

  • Maximum Capacity: 120 (on a first-come, first-served basis)

  • Featured Speakers:

・Nobuyuki Baba, Senior Vice President, Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)

・Ryo Ohashi, Western State Regional Officer, Senior Vice President of Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.)

・Daisuke Arai, SVP Assistant to the President and GM of Silicon Valley Branch at Marubeni America Corporation

・Koki Sato, CEO & President, ITC Ventures XI, Inc. and Director & Branch Manager, ITOCHU International Inc.

・Wataru Kuribayashi, President, C.E.O., Presidio Ventures and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas

・Hisayuki Narahara, VP and Branch Manager San Jose Office, Sojitz Corporation of America

シリコンバレーにおける日系総合商社の最前線を知る絶好の機会! 日系総合商社6社が一同に介して、シリコンバレーでの活動領域と戦略を紹介します。事前アンケートと来場者からの質問を含むパネルセッションでは、スタートアップとの連携やインキュベーション活動など、シリコンバレーの革新的な技術を活用し、新たなビジネスチャンスを切り開く方策の意見交換も行います。


■ 日時:2024年3月1日(金) 4:00 - 6:30 PM (3:30 会場)(PDT/米国西部時間)

■ 会場:Morrison Foerster, Palo Alto (755 Page Mill Road, Bldg. A, Palo Alto) 

■ 言語:英語

■ 参加料:JCCNC会員 $20、非会員 $30

■ 定員:120名(先着順)

■ 講師登壇者:

 ・三菱商事株式会社:馬場 信之 氏

 ・三井物産株式会社:大橋 竜 氏

 ・丸紅株式会社:新井 大介 氏

 ・伊藤忠商事株式会社:佐藤 浩毅 氏

 ・住友商事株式会社:栗林 亘 氏

 ・双日株式会社:奈良原 久之 氏

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