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Mentor

Panasonic Corporation
Business Development Center, Appliances Company / Director
Kaoru Manabe

Joined Panasonic Corporation in 2003. Served in procurement for the battery department.
After studying in the U.K. with a grant from the company from 2008 to 2009, appointed to the management planning department. Engaged in the establishment of the global management platform and M&A promotion.
In 2015, appointed to a director of the management planning section in refrigerator department and engaged in the establishment and promotion of global business strategies.
In 2016, worked as one of the founders of the new business development project “Game Changer Catapult.” Today, serves as a project development director and supervises various new business projects.
Graduated from the Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University. MBA from the University of Cambridge. Small and medium enterprise management consultant.

<Area of Expertise>
・Business matching across various business fields, which is an advantage of a general consumer electronics maker
・Seeking possibilities of collaboration in new business development (planning, demonstration experiment, PR, etc.)