General Manager of Technology Planning Office, Asahi Glass Company Ltd.

Mr. Ichikawa leads the technology planning and strategy efforts for Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. (AGC) in Japan. AGC is a global manufacturer of glass, chemical and electronics products. He is currently General Manager of Technology Planning Office in AGC with mandates to identify technology in entrepreneurial ventures and research institutions for introduction to the company. He was responsible for several research and development initiatives in Flat Glass Business for building, automotive, and LCD display, and was Group leader of Glass related material development in CRC which is the center of company’s glass technology. He got MBA degree at Cornell University in 2003.