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Kazuhiko Kato

Associate Dean

Kazuhiko Kato

Biography

Dr. Kazuhiko Kato served as a senior manager of a local subsidiary in Australia after engaging in the planning of a domestic sales strategy and establishing a new facility for DDI (currently KDDI), a venture company emerging amidst the liberalization of telecommunication. He received an MBA from Bond University, and an MA in International Studies from the University of Sydney. After returning to Japan, he held marketing positions in Silicon Valley IT companies. He received a Ph.D. in Commerce from Waseda University and was appointed full professor at NUCB Business School in 2016.

Research Interests

Strategic Management, International Business, Digital Transformation

Final Education

Ph.D., Waseda University

Awards & Honours

  • (2024) Research Encouragement Awards in Japan Development Engineering Society. The Development Engineering Society of Japan
  • (2024) Excellence Prize in Japan Development Society. The Development Engineering Society of Japan
  • (2023) Excellence Prize in Japan Development Society. The Development Engineering Society of Japan
  • (2023) Excellence Prize in Japan Development Society. The Development Engineering Society of Japan
  • (2022) Teaching Award 2021 / NUCB Graduate School(NUCB Business School ). Kurimoto Educational Institute
  • (2022) Teaching Award 2021 / NUCB Undergraduate School. Kurimoto Educational Institute
  • (2022) Research Encouragement Awards in Japan Development Engineering Society. The Development Engineering Society of Japan
  • (2022) Research Encouragement Awards in Japan Development Engineering Society. The Development Engineering Society of Japan
  • (2020) Excellence Awards in Japan Development Society. The Development Engineering Society of Japan
  • (2020) Research Encouragement Awards in Japan Development Engineering Society. The Development Engineering Society of Japan
  • (2019) Teaching Award 2018 . NUCB

Academic Papers

  • Kazuhiko Kato (2024) Building an Ecosystem and Challenges 〜Findings from a case study of diagnostic imaging software〜. The Development Engineering Society of Japan :1343-7623
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2024) Open/Close Strategies in Intellectual Property 〜A Case Study of Thin Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Batteries〜. The Development Engineering Society of Japan :1343-7623
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2023) Research on Data Utilization in Platform Strategy 〜Referring to previous studies and the case study of the integrated application〜. The Development Engineering Society of Japan 42 (1) :1343-7623
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2023) Effectuation and GA (Genetic Algorithm) Complementarity. The Development Engineering Society of Japan 42 (1) :1343-7623
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2021) Consideration of effectuation and causation on the process of new business development - Through the examples of Western digital and NVIDIA -. The Development Engineering Society of Japan :1343-7623
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2021) Successes and challenges of HORIBA's business development based on effectuation. The Development Engineering Society of Japan :1343-7623
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2021) Research on network effect promoting factors in platform strategy for creating movable estate ― Consideration from MaaS case of MONET Technologies Inc. ―. BMA Journal 21 (1) :2432-1850
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2020) “Movable Estate” creation strategy and issues in MaaS(Mobility as a Service) - An observation through a case of the alliance of Toyota Motor Corporation and Softbank Corp. -. The Development Engineering Society of Japan :1343-7623
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2020) Background of the automotive industry's smart city strategy and the merits and demerits of the WTA (Winner takes all) - Observations from Toyota's Woven City case study -. The Development Engineering Society of Japan :1343-7623
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2020) The Study of Chicken Egg Problem in Subspecies of Software Product: - The Perspective of Platform Envelopment Leveraging Developers -. Journal of Japan Society for Information and Management 46 :ISSN 18820271

Grants

  • (2024) Methodology for Building Ecosystems in Smart Cities. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Primary Researcher

Book & Case Publishing

  • Kazuhiko Kato (2020) Radiohead: Music at Your Own Price (A). Harvard Business School .
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2020) Radiohead: Music at Your Own Price (B). Harvard Business School .
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2020) Zipcar: Influencing Customer Behavior. Harvard Business School .
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2020) Apple's Core. Harvard Business School .
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2020) The Jenner Situation. Harvard Business School .
  • Kazuhiko Kato (2020) Airbnb (A). Harvard Business School .