Remarks as prepared for delivery at the Japan Society of Northern California 2012 Annual Gala Dinner on November 3, 2012, at the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel in San Francisco. Thank you, John, for that generous introduction. As John mentioned, I moved back to the United States this past summer after 22 years in Tokyo. I […]
In his book “The World is Flat: a Brief History of the Twenty-First Century,” Thomas L. Friedman writes about Glen Fukushima. You can view the pages here on Google Books.
East Asia Forum Quarterly published an article, ‘Removing barriers to trade, investment and business,’ in its the July-Sept. 2012 issue. Download the article here.
On May 14, 2012, Glen Fukushima delivered a speech as part of the USF Center for the Pacific Rim and USF Economics Department’s Professor Yuan-li Wu Economics Speakers Series. In his speech, “U.S.-East Asia Relations: As Seen from Tokyo,” Mr. Fukushima, talked about Japan as America’s most important ally in Asia and how Tokyo’s views […]
Japan’s historic victory in the Women’s World Cup in Frankfurt, Germany, on July 17 stunned the world. The news brought to mind several aphorisms: “Expect the unexpected” (since almost everyone had predicted that the United States, ranked number one in the world, would win); “There’s always the first time” (since Japan’s record against the U.S. […]
Glen S. Fukushima delivered the following remarks at the July 31, 2010, commencement ceremony of the University of Tsukuba’s MBA Program in International Business in Tokyo. Thank you, Professor Murphy, for your kind introduction. Let me begin by congratulating each of you on the successful completion of your studies and on being conferred today the […]
This article by Ben Hamamoto was originally published in Vol. XIX, Number 1, Spring 2008 issue of Nikkei Heritage, a journal of the National Japanese American Historical Society. © 2008 National Japanese American Historical Society In mid-January of 1994, President Bill Clinton received a 14-page paper on his desk entitled, “Repairing the U.S.-Japan Relationship.” The […]
In April 2009, Glen Fukushima shares personal anecdotes as he addresses the changing relationship between the United States and Japan over the years at a public lecture. During his time as a Pacific Leadership Fellow, Fukushima took advantage of San Diego’s proximity to Los Angeles and attended Fortune Magazine’s “Brainstorm Green” conference in Laguna Beach. […]
Glen S. Fukushima gives a talk at the Haas School, UC Berkeley, entitled “The US Presidential Election and Japan.” Fukushima, a longtime observer of and participant in relations between the United States and Japan, spoke about the preference among Japanese leaders for Republican presidential administrations and the implications of that relationship on US-Japanese relations. (March […]
GLOBALIZATION AND CORPORATE COMPETITIVENESS Glen S. Fukushima President & CEO, Airbus Japan Former President, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan 18 May 2007 I am pleased and honored to be invited today to address this annual general meeting of the Tokyo Fulbright Association. After leaving USTR in January 1990, I joined AT&T and moved to […]