Norihito Furuya, Ph.D.

Norihito Furuya, Ph.D., is Senior Representative of the Kozai Group in Japan. He is also CEO of IGB Network Co., Ltd (Global Organization and Human Capital Development Institute). IGB Network specializes in global training and coaching for managers, global HR assessment, global HR capital solutions, HRM system and organizational development, and research and development. He has lived and worked in the United States, the Middle East, and the UK, totaling nine years of overseas working experience as an expatriate manager for Japan Airlines. He has over 30 years experience working internationally and has extensive experience in conducting training and consultation services in the arena of global human resource management for 35 of the leading firms in Japan.

Twelve years ago, he initiated the International Training Division of JAL Academy, a collaborative venture with JAL, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), and Thunderbird (AGISM)). He holds a Bachelor’s degree of Social Science from Waseda University, an MBA from Aoyama Gakuin University, and a Ph.D from Tsukuba University.