Mitsuyo Yamamoto


JOHNAN Corporation

A native of Kyoto, Japan, Mitsuyo focused his studies at the Erb Institute on corporate strategy and sustainable development, with an interest in creating new green ventures. He worked at Venture-link Co., Ltd as a consultant to startup JJ Club100, a recycling videogame entertainment business of Next Japan Inc., and to promote profitability of various franchise businesses. Mitsuyo graduated from Doshisha University with a Bachelor of Theology and his thesis, “The Protestant Ethic and Japanese Social Enterprises”. He received Rotary Environmental Management Scholarship in 2004, the first scholarship especially for environmental management and a sustainable enterprise in the history of Rotary Foundation. After studying at Copenhagen Business School during the Winter 2007 term as an international exchange student to get hands-on experience in green venture business in Denmark, he has been working at Jyonan Electric Industrial Co., Ltd as the Managing Director for Eco Venture Division Stay tuned with his blog at