KAWASE Makoto (Representative Partner)

Education & Credentials

  • Graduated from University of Tokyo 
    with Engineering degree
  • Graduated from Boston University 
    with Master of Science and MBA
  • Certified Information System Auditor
  • First class Information System Engineer
  • Energy Management Engineer
  • First class Radio Isotope Management Engineer


  • Oji Paper (Largest paper maker in Japan) , 
    Plant and system design engineer
  • A.T. Kearney (Chicago based strategic consulting firm) , 
    Manager at Tokyo office
  • Softbank (Internet conglomerate),
    Senior manager, Business development
  • ICMG (Consulting firm), Senior manager


"New Business Start Book"  (2015)

"Global Business Strategy Building" (2014)

"Management Strategy Workbook" (2010)  Translated in Korean and Chinese

"Complete Book of Strategic Thinking" (2003)   Translated in Korean

~Listed in "Eternal BEST 100 Business Books" by Amazon Japan

"Easy way to understand Problem Solving (Graphic Novel)"  (2014)  

"Intellectual Capital Management" (2009) Translated in Chinese

"Recipes for Problem Solving" (2008)

"36 points of Strategic Thinking" (2004) Translated in Korea

"Credit Risk Management" (1999)