Faculty members

Visiting and Adjunct Faculty Members


Visiting Lecturer


Operations Management (MBA)

Allan Sumiyama has 10 years of experience in corporate and technology strategy at a Japanese multinational technology company. As General Manager, Technology Strategy Division of KONICA MINOLTA Inc, he is currently responsible for developing and implementing technology strategy, executing technology-focused M&A, investments, and alliances, and managing a global network of R&D laboratories.

In addition, he has wide experience in business development and marketing in the Japanese market for enterprise software products, such as software development tools, web application servers, and system performance management tools.

For 5 years, Mr.Sumiyama had taught “Practice of Technology Management” as an Adjunct Lecturer at Waseda Business School in MBA Program Tokyo.

Mr.Sumiyama holds a B.S in Electrical Engineering of California Institute of Technology, an M.S in Electrical & Computer Engineering of Rutgers University, an M.S in Management of Harvard University, and attended the Doctoral Program in Science, Technology, and Management at Harvard University/Harvard Business School.