Glen Fukushima with Hillary Clinton

In September 2013, Glen Fukushima attended a dinner at Secretary Clinton’s home in Washington, D.C. to discuss various issues with her and with President Bill Clinton, both of whom Glen got to know when he was invited to speak at the Little Rock Economic Summit in Dec. 1992. Glen said, “It was a pleasure to […]

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Acceptance Speech: LEAP Leadership Awards Gala 2014

PHOTO: 2014 LEAP Gala Honorees: (Left to right) Irene Chang Britt, June Aochi Berk, Amanda Susskind, Glen S. Fukushima, Dr. Loretta P. Adrian with LEAP President/CEO Linda Akutagawa. Photo via LEAP. The following text is from remarks delivered by Glen S. Fukushima on July 24, 2014, at the Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP) Leadership Awards Gala […]

Seven Lessons from Global Business

The following text is from remarks delivered by Glen S. Fukushima on July 23, 2014, at the Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP) Renaissance Dinner in Los Angeles. Pablo, thank you for your kind introduction and for inviting me to speak at this impressive Renaissance Dinner this evening. I would also like to thank […]

Op-ed in The Washington Post: ‘Abe’s election in Japan will affect America’s Asian pivot’

The Washington Post published this op-ed by me on Dec. 21, 2o12. Proponents of the Obama administration’s “pivot,” or rebalance of attention and resources, toward Asia should be heartened by the results of Japan’s parliamentary election. The Liberal Democratic Party’s (LDP) landslide victory in the lower house Sunday augurs well for a reinvigorated relationship between […]

‘Personal Reflections of a Japanese American Army Brat,’ my speech at NJAHS gala

NATIONAL JAPANESE AMERICAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER HOTEL KABUKI, SAN FRANCISCO “LEADING IN THE ASIA PACIFIC ERA: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE” March 22, 2008 “PERSONAL REFLECTIONS OF A JAPANESE AMERICAN ARMY BRAT” Glen S. Fukushima President and CEO, Airbus Japan Former President, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan Former Deputy Assistant United States Trade […]

Glen S. Fukushima Joins CAP as Senior Fellow with National Security and International Policy Team

Today John Podesta, Chair and Counselor of the Center for American Progress, announced that former chairman and director of Airbus Japan K.K., Glen S. Fukushima, will be joining CAP’s National Security and International Policy team as a Senior Fellow. His work at CAP will focus on U.S.–Japan relations, U.S. foreign policy in East Asia, and […]

Washington Post: ‘CAP names Miliband, Murphy and Fukushima to national security team’

Allen McDuffee of the Washington Post posted this item on November 7, 2012: The Center for American Progress (CAP) will announce the addition of former congressman Patrick Murphy, former British foreign minister David Miliband and Airbus Japan President K.K. Glen S. Fukushima to the progressive think tank’s national security and foreign policy team. “The arrival […]

Glen Fukushima Pledges $100,000 to Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics

LOS ANGELES (July 31, 2006)—Glen S. Fukushima, president and CEO of Airbus Japan, tendered a personal pledge of $100,000 to support leadership training and development for Asian Pacific Americans, announced J. D. Hokoyama, president and CEO of Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, recipient of the donation. The pledge, which will span over five years beginning […]