2016 CMO Summit - "Going Digital"


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Japan's Premiere event on the digital revolution with Keynotes from the President of Uber, Head of Deloitte Digital Strategy, Head of Kurt Salmon's Retail Ops delivering insight on the leading changes in the digital revolution.

  • Hear keynotes and meet Masami Takahashi - President of Uber, Masanobu Iwabuchi - Head of Deloitte Digital Strategy and John Barbee - Head of Kurt Salmon Operations practice

  • Idea-share with worldwide MBAs, Masters and High Potentials in an organized activity
  • 2 drinks included and delicious food throughout the night
  • Exclusive Career Opportunities, for select attendees in private seminar room*

Interested in Careers at Deloitte Digital, Kurt Salmon and Uber ??

"MBA Seminars" * in pic above held in a private seminar room for select MBAs, Masters & High Potentials organized by catalyst4mbas.com to get in front of decision makers for these exclusive positions. Scroll to bottom of page under "MBA Dream Jobs" to get expedited for these opportunities.

Keynote Speaker Topics:

We have 3 keynote speakers with tacit knowledge on real ingredients for truly Going Digital:

President of Uber, Masami Takahashi

Speaking on how digital is changing the way people get around to make it more ecological and more efficient.

Kurt Salmon, Head of Retail Operations for Japan, John Barbee

Speaking on retail's digital revolution. The way consumers seek, shop and buy has changed faster than any other time in history. This is your chance to see how retailers and brands are going digital to capture the minds, hearts and wallets of consumers.

Head of Deloitte Digital Strategy, Masanobu Iwabuchi

INSEAD graduate with 10 years at Deloitte in Digital Marketing and Customer Experience & Innovation, speaking on what some of the leading organizations in the country are doing to go digital.


18:45-19:00 - Intro and welcome by catalyst4mbas CEO
19:00-20:00 - Keynote Addresses:

President of Uber, Masami Takahashi

Kurt Salmon, Head of Retail Operations for Japan, John Barbee

Head of Deloitte Digital Strategy, Masanobu Iwabuchi

20:00-20:20 - Q&A session
20:20-20:50 - Organized Idea-Sharing Networking Activity
20:50 - 200,000yen Prize give away
21:00-21:30 - Open Networking

CMOs & Marketing Directors invited from:

Pricewaterhouse coopers, KPMG, Reckitt Binkiser, Unilever, P&G, Pepsi, LMVH, Ernst & Young, Abeam, Philips, Lego Crocs, Unilever, Warner Entertainment, Oracle, Philips Electronics and Christian Dior.

Previous years MBAs from:

INSEAD,London Business School, IE Business School, Stanford, Kellogg, UCLA Anderson, University of Virginia-Darden, California Berkeley Haas School of Business, Wharton, University of Cambridge, Manchester Business School, Bradford, Grant Town University, Illinois, Aston business school, University of Wales and more

and from Domestic schools:

McGill, International University of Japan, Doshisha, Keio, Waseda, Tsukuba, Temple, Rikkyo and Globis.

Not your average networking event. this year's CMO Summit will be showcasing thought leaders on Digital Growth, giving MBAs from around the world a chance to idea-share with high-caliber individuals and bringing MBA opportunities from top-tier organizations.

From the organization that brought Japan its largest MBA networking events to the country's largest MBA Career Forum (for 4 consecutive years), we want to invite you to the MBA event of the year for knowledge sharing from top expert keynote speakers with a High Caliber, organized, idea-sharing activity to get your networking started off right and exclusive MBA career opportunities, all held in the center of Ginza at the Innovation Center in Ginza


"I was able to speak directly with the keynote speaker, CEO of PwC in the open networking part of the event after hearing real expertise from him on what is happening in Japan, met 10 MBAs in the networking activity, sharing ideas with professionals of the same level." - Kellogg MBA

"There was just more manager level and higher types of people, than other networking events I've attended. Was able to engage on meaningful business topics" - Tsukuba MBA

" Amazing event, had a wonderful time! Keynote speeches were interesting and inspiring! I enjoyed talking with other MBAs face-to-face! " - McGill MBA

Important ticket info :

Will have to do tickets on first come first-served basis as limited space available as we are limited to 80 attendees at this venue and have had well over that number each previous year.


200,000yen worth of Dale Carnegie Training Certificate will be awarded to one of our participants at the end of the night

*MBA Dream Jobs:

These are special Opportunities to meet with the Hiring Manager, or President in a private seminar room with a few other select professionals to learn more about the organization and to see if you want to move forward for interviews.

Kurt Salmon for those interested in Analyst, Consultant, Senior Consultant, Senior Manager 8-16+ M yen

CLICK HERE to be selected

Uber to meet with president for those interested in Marketing Manager, Operations Manager, Japan expansion 6-8.5 M yen Plus Equity!

CLICK HERE to be selected

Deloitte Digital to meet with hiring manager & Head for those interested in Consultant, Senior Consultant, Mngr, Snr Mngr.

CLICK HERE to be selected

Pics below of previous events:
"2014 Diversity Summit"

"2012 MBA Summit at Legato with Head of LinkedIn as Keynote speaker"

2016 MBA Summit at Tokyo Innovation Center, SYNQA

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  • The event description was updated. Diff 2016-06-30 01:46:45
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Fri Jul 1, 2016
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM JST
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Priority Invite price ¥2,500
Prepaid ¥3,500
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Venue Address
Sogo-Kan Tower 110, 3-7-1 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0031 JAPAN Japan
From Ginza line, Kyobashi station, the elevator at exit #2 takes you directly into the event.
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