Alumni Event in Tokyo
18:30h Arrival and registration
19:05h Keynote speech – Mr. Daisuke Murata
19:35h Panel discussion and Q&A – Mr. Murata and Prof. Heinrich Liechtenstein
20:10h Cocktail reception
Daisuke Murata has served as President and CEO of Murata Machinery since September 2003. Murata Machinery is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan and manufactures textile machinery, machine tools, logistics systems, factory automation systems, automated material handling systems for clean rooms and communication equipment.
Mr. Murata also serves as chairman of the Japan Textile Machinery Association, as vice president of the Japan Institute of Material Handling, as superintendent of the Japan Business Machine and Information System Industries Association, and as a board member of SEMI.
Mr. Murata graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from Hitotsubashi University in 1984 and obtained a MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University in 1990.
Professor Liechtenstein holds a Ph.D. in Managerial Science and Applied Economics from The Economics School of Vienna, Austria, a Master's degree in Business Administration from IESE Business School, and a BSc in Business Economics from the University of Graz.
Professor Liechtenstein specializes in entrepreneurial finance, management of wealth and governance of entrepreneurial families. He is co-author on several publications on private equity. His ongoing research in this field focuses on operational value creation in private equity, impact investing and governance of entrepreneurial families.
Professor Liechtenstein lectures in the MBA and Executive Programs.
As a consultant he collaborated with leading families and financial institutions and serves on the board of family controlled foundations.
Prior to his academic career, Professor Liechtenstein was engaged in the family owned Liechtenstein Global Trust (LGT) dealing with ultra high net worth individuals. He also advised families within the Boston Consulting Group and established and sold two successful businesses.