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US Commercial Service, California-Asia Business Council (Cal-Asia), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and DHL Express invite you to join their panel of experts for a discussion on how your business can benefit from doing business with Japan. Japan is full of business opportunities, augmented by its strong ties with developing economies, its leadership in innovation, and its historic trade and investment relationship with the U.S.
Their expert panel includes:
- KURT TONG, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Tokyo
DCM Tong has spent almost two decades in a variety of positions in East Asia including serving as Ambassador for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the Economic Coordinator for the State Department’s Burean of East Asian and Pacific Affairs.
- ANDREW WYLEGALA, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Tokyo
Mr. Wylegala has been with the commercial service since the 1990s and has held posts in Korea, Mexico, Peru, Ukraine, Germany and Iraq. He has received the Commerce Department’s Bronze Medal for superior federal service three times, most recently for his work in Baghdad.
- RON RUSSO, U.S. Manager of International Sales, DHL Express
Mr. Russo has initiated DHL sales initiatives for American businesses trading with Japan. Prior to DHL, he worked for Direct link Worldwide, helping U.S.-based E-Commerce companies increase their international distribution and logistics with a focus on Japan
This event has been organized by the US Commercial Service (San Francisco), California-Asia Business Council (Cal-Asia) and DHL Express in partnership with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). Our host is international law firm Dentons LLP.
Japan Society of Northern California
Online Registration: The event is free, but an RSVP is required by 5:00 PM on Thursday, May 15th here.