Dr. Richard Dasher, Director of the US-Asia Technology Management Center, will introduce new (updated) data and discuss trends in entrepreneurism and in various aspects of the supporting ecosystems for startup companies in major Asian economies.
Dr. Richard Dasher has directed the US-ATMC since 1994. He serves on advisory and review boards of major government S&T funding programs and research institutes in Canada, Japan, and Thailand. He is an advisor to incubators, VC funds, innovation initiatives, and startup companies in China, Japan, S. Korea, and Silicon Valley. Prof. Dasher is the first non-Japanese person ever named to the senior governance of a Japanese national university, serving a term on the Board of Directors of Tohoku University.