Catalyst is an agent in change. We provide a full service web page specially suited to the needs of a busy MBA. We are dedicated to continual improvement in the services we bring to you.
The purpose of our service is to facilitate MBAs research, book ordering, internship and career needs while providing a Quality Circle where MBAs can communicate with other MBA programs all over the world, forming international multi-MBA program work groups crossing cultural barriers and creating a new and better way to take your MBA.
President and Founder
2008 Tsukuba MBA-IB graduate.
Combining skills with a professional network from over ten years working in Japan as a Consultant with Globis Consulting, Market Research Associate with Touchstone Japan, an HR Training Manager and as a Corporate Trainer. An extensive professional and MBA network coupled together with this team gives us the ability to create a conduit of talent and information unmatched in the industry.
Lars brings his expertise from positions as Technical Manager and most recently Managing Director at JobDragon with more than 15 years of developing complex online solutions for clients on more than 4 different continents. His track record combines bringing companies from launch to market leaders with a wide range of experience from IT, eCommerce, online marketing and community building just to mention a few. When not working, Lars is a photographer with tokyoportraits.com
Previous Office Manager with a polished focus on attention to detail in legal documents, insurance claims and business correspondence. Practiced organization skills from general booking in the medical industry to managing and marketing of events at Disney. Years of experience in business to business rapport building and management of staff.
Accumulated business acumen from 6 years experience in accounts division of trading company, assisting with strategy formation and researching markets to find competitive advantage. Played a key role in building relationships with client companies. Worked closely with sales persons to gain full understanding of inner workings of sales department.
Executive Entertainment / Event coordinator
Talented Pianist and event producer with a Bachelor of music in piano performance from Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music, Japan and a Masters in Music from Longy School of Music, United States, having performed at Carnegie Hall, Harvard University Pforaeimer House Recital Hall, VOX Trio at MIT Concert Hall. Chief Producer of the International Chopin Piano Competition - in Asia and producer of fund raising for the Piano Paralympics, etc. she brings not only her musical skills but also her professional skills in event production and management.
Founder of her own formal event management company, she brings her creative problem solving, entrepreneur skills, eleven years of experience of working in formal events plus has years of the finest customer service training from her administrative background with the Walt Disney Company.
Catalystic Associate/ Interpreter
A truly international English/ Korean interpreter studied in Australia and the Philippines, having lived in Hong Kong and Japan possesses the ability to handle customers from different countries and cultural backgrounds,not only with her speaking abilities in English , French, Japanese and Korean but from her strength in understanding cultural sensitivities and being able to communicate internationally.
Catalystic Associate/ Translator
Specializing in Web-marketing, Arts and General Business Ryoko has years of experience in music, poetry and business translation including the latest "The book on learning and forgetting". Not only is she bilingual but bicultural as well from her time spent living and studying abroad in Canada.
Years of experience from working in the customer service arena in Tokyo, Yunia constantly goes above and beyond to exceed clients expectations, Whether it be in organizing groups or working one on one, you can be assured that you will be well taken care of with Yunia working the floor at this years MBA Career Forum.
Designer and Social Media Marketing Strategist
Using skills from professional experience and those learned from International University of Japan’s Ebiz Masters program Jeevan leads the marketing project for Catalyst’s social media integration.
Access his personal blog here Check his professional work profile here