As guest speaker, we were honored to have Mr. Takahiro Ikeda, CEO of the monozukuri venture business, Pi Photonics, Inc.
He gave a lecture titled ‘The journey from research to product—creation of optoelectronics industry through practising entrepreneurship.’
Based on his own experiences, Mr. Ikeda gave a graphic account of the financial difficulties and emotional turmoil he had, as well as the results of his own self-analysis of the situation.
Many participants commented that his lecture was extremely helpful to them.
During the group discussion held in the latter half, Mr. Ikeda’s unreserved manner facilitated a friendly exchange of views, more than is usually seen.Our sincere thanks to those who participated