Visiting Lecturer


Operations Management (MBA)

Allan Sumiyama has more than 10 years of experience in leading corporate and technology strategy at Japanese multinational technology companies. As the Head of the Corporate Technology Strategy Division at Sony Group Corporation, he is responsible for developing and implementing the technology vision and technology strategy for the entire Sony group, working across all business units in Sony and covering a wide array of technologies. He is also a member of the leadership team of Sony’s R&D Center.

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