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Takashi Mitachi

Takashi Mitachi

Professor, Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University


Takashi Mitachi worked for JAL for 14 years and joined the Boston Consulting Group in 1993.

He was a Chairman of the Japan office (2005-2015) and a member of BCG’s Worldwide Executive Committee (2006-2013). He is currently a professor at Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University and has been an outside director of Rakuten Group, Inc., DMG MORI CO., LTD., Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc., a Chief Executive Director for the Ronald McDonald House Charities Japan, and a Director for the Ohara Museum of Art. He was the Vice Chairman of the Japan Association of Corporate Executives (2013-2016).

Mitachi holds a Master of Business Administration with high distinction (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in American literature from the University of Kyoto.
Books he authored/co-authored include the followings: "How we can find the faint signs of coming future", "The BCG Way - The Art of Strategic Insight", "Being Able to Apply", "Auxiliary Lines for Management Thinking", "Times of changes and abilities to change; auxiliary lines for management thinking 2".

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