Global HR

11th in the Tomorrow's Leaders Series

This event is specifically for HR executives to idea-share and hear from our keynote on best global HR practices. CONNECT. SHARE. GROW.


7:00pm entry with drink and full gourmet cocktail foods included

7:40pm Keynote on Global HR from Yosuke Yagi, Executive Officer & VP of HR & GA of LIXIL Group Corporation

8:10pm Networking activity to meet the HR executives and select MBAs attending.


Our keynote speaker Yosuke Yagi, Executive Officer & Executive VP of HR and General Affairs at the LIXIL group Corporation will be speaking about creating a global Human Resources from his experience at General Electric to the massive growth LIXIL has had acquiring GROHE in Germany and American Standard in the US, to becoming the truly global organization it is today.


This is a chance for you to hear from the hard earned expertise from HR in General Electirc as well as his experience growing a very domestic Japanese organization into a global giant and the type of restructuring it takes to make this happen


Held at Toronomon Hills Building with 1st drink included, choice of beer, wine or cocktail and amazing gourmet fingerfoods. See list at bottom to see how good **

A nonprofit price gets you this exclusive location, with this speaker, this caliber of people to network with, this food & drink, it is arguably our most superb event thus far.

As this event is mostly held for HR professionals we will only have a few MBAs attending from the following schools:

Business schools in Japan

Hitotsubashi University, Keio University, Waseda University of Business, Meiji University (MBS), Kyoto University, Yokohama National University, Nagoya University (ECOLE DE PONTS), Chuo University, Rikkyo University, Aoyama University, Hosei University, Nihon University, Doshisha University, Kansai Gakuen University

(English Curriculum)

Temple University, Anaheim University(AKIO MORITA), Ritsumeikan AsiaPacific University, Tsukuba MBA-IB University, Globis International MBA, ENPC MBA Tokyo, Japan-America Institute OF Management Science (JAIMS), McGill University MBA Program, International University of Japan

Alumni from programs from overseas

Harvard, Yale, Duke-Fuqua School of Business, University of California, San Diego IR/PS, Berkeley, UC Davis, Wharton, USC, Berkely, MIT Sloan, Columbia Business School, University of Maryland, University of Cambridge, Wharton, London Business School, Emlyon, RSM, MIT Sloan, HEC Paris, The Esade MBA, INSEAD, CEIBS, HKUST, SDA Bocconi, IESE, Cranfield, IMD and more

Catalyst4mbas.com constantly strives to raise the bar on bringing the highest value events to experienced MBAs and select organizations.

Our events bring MBAs together from top-tier schools for idea-sharing, high caliber networking and to meet and hear from C-level and HR executives from select organizations that value the MBA.

We are proud to have brought value to the following organizations through our MBA events:

Pricewaterhouse Coopers, General Electric, Coca-Cola, Unilever, AT Kearney, Google, Johnson & Johnson, Amazon, Accounting Asia, KPMG, Mitsubishi Fuso, Unilever, Cosmo, Adobe, Nissan, Eli Lilly, Infosys, Frost & Sullivan and Delta just to name a few.

Contact us today for information on how you can get involved in the MBA Seminars, “Tomorrow’s Leaders Series” MBA Events or The Annual Worldwide MBA Alumni Event.


Quotes & Previous Events Pics

"A great event, with CEO of Fortune 100 company keynote on meaningful topic, and high quality & abundant food unlike many other events. Participants having something in common 'being MBA holder' facilitates to network in a fruitful way."

Megumi Oyanagi - University of Wales, MBA

"Great venue, great value, great networking."

Andrew Shuttleworth, McGill MBA 2015

"Met managers...and was hired by a Fortune 500 company within two weeks following the event"

University of Virginia, MBA

" Met MBAs from note-worthy schools from U.S., U.K., Japan & China and had the chance to talk with an HR Director and two C-level guys."

Keio University, MBA

"This event stood out from others we had attended due to the general high caliber of attendees. We shall undoubtably attend future events by Catalyst"

Chris Alderson, COO - Accounting Asia GMS

"Impressed by the pool of MBAs and MBA Alumni and enjoyed networking with the other C-level and HR executives"

Adam Samways - Head of Ascend, Japan

Above is November 2014 Diversity Event

MBAs and PhDs attended from: Harvard, Cranfield University, USC, Yale, Cornell, York University, Notre Dame, Texas A&M, UCLA, UCSD, Pepperdine, Ross school of business, University of Michigan, University of Chicago, Birmingham Business School, Durham UniversityBusiness School, Ecole Superieur de Commerce France, University of Wales, Univeristy of Bath, Ohio Wesleyan University, Mumbai University, Hungary Corvinus University, University of Cumbria, Vanderbilt University

And from domestic schools Keio, Globis, Waseda, University of Tsukuba MBA-IB, McGill, TempleUniversity Fox School of Business and more.

Above VIPS from 2012 Networking event included HR Director of Amazon, Head if Linkedin, HR from Johnson & Johnson, Adobe,walmart, head of Ascend and more

Pic of the crowd from the 2012 Annual Networking Event

1st Annual Networking event with CEO of General Electric as Keynote and 300 MBAs attending

**Food and Beverage

One drink included with entry and special 500yen price for all drinks after that!!!

Beverage choices:

Asahi draft, Sauvignon Blanc, Fontbreuil, France Cabernet Sauvignon, Les Jamelles, France, House spirits (Vodka/ Whisky/ Gin) & basic mixers and soft drinks

For those looking for something more fancy:

Chandon Sparkling wine charged at 1000yen

Standing cocktail (finger food) included in your entree fee!

Smoked salmon tartar crouton, Humus tartlet- tomato salsa- basil, Fried jalapeno cream cheese balls, Kara-age prawns, Mini Quiche Lauren, Truffle fries

Mini Burgers (sliders)

CLASSIC - Smoky Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Pickles

BAVARIAN - Pork Sausage Patty, Sauerkraut, Curry Sauce

Pastry Shop

Yuzu Éclair, Banana & Chocolate Éclair, Pistachio Éclair, Mini Cherry Tartlet

Looking forward to building more memorable events and high-value connections, with you!

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Fri Jul 3, 2015
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM JST
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Toronomon Hills, Bebu Cafe & Bar
pre-reg, pay at door 5,000
Prepaid ¥4,000

On sale until Jul 2, 2015, 7:00:00 PM

Venue Address
Toranomon Hills Building, Bebu Cafe and Bar, 1-23-4, Toranomon, Minato-ku , Tokyo, Japan, 105-0001 Japan
Access from station
Toranomon station (Ginza line) - Exit 1 / 5 minutes walk
Kamiyacho station (Hibiya line) – Exit 3 / 6 minutes walk
Kasumigaseki station (Marunouchi, Hibiya, Chiyoda line) – Exit A12 / 8 minutes walk
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