Sr. EVP, NTT; Frm Vice Minister of METI; Exec Secretary to Prime Ministers Aso & Abe
Commissioner for Japan
As the technology competition with countries of particular concern has become increasingly serious from the strategic viewpoint, it becomes more important than ever to explore and share the strategic plan among the like-minded countries, I am very honored to contribute to developing the strategy on how Japan and its allies should meet this challenge as a Commissioner for Japan of the Global Tech Security Commission.
Japan Advisory Council
Fmr. Prime Minister of Japan; Minister for Foreign Affairs; Minister for Finance Member of the House of Representatives
Former Chief Editor of “Asahi Shinbun”;Founder, Asia Pacific Initiative
Fmr. President, University of Tokyo, President of RIKEN
Fmr. Deputy Secretary-General, National Security Secretariat; Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary Professor of Doshisha University
Former National Security Advisor of Japan, CEO, Kitamura Economic Security Inc.
Former President, JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency); Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Fmr. Minister for Economic Security, Member of the House of Representatives
Chairman, Tokyo Electric Power Company, Former Chairman, Mitsubishi Chemical
Fmr. Vice-Minister of Defense
Former Vice-Minister of Policy, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC); Executive Vice President, Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
The White House has simultaneously launched a video campaign to highlight the array of non-tech jobs associated with the semiconductor industry. Biden has visited four other computer chip sites since September, with the highly paid factory jobs promising spillover hiring for construction, janitorial services and other businesses.
As a rich and powerful nation, the United States has a moral obligation to provide humanitarian assistance around the globe. And we have done so, from both public and private sources, more than any other nation. But beyond that, the United States must focus its aid on countries that are strategically relevant to it.
A group of distinguished bipartisan leaders in foreign policy and national security, including Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Todd Young (R-IN), and Bill Hagerty (R-TN), as well as Representatives Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ), serving as Honorary Co-Chairs of the Global Tech Security Commission, have issued a call to their fellow Members of Congress to join the effort to develop a Global Tech Security Strategy to defend freedom against technological authoritarianism.