Time Living in Japan: More than 20 years
Current Job Title: Business Development Director
Area(s) of Expertise: Cross-cultural business, logistics, supply chain management
Education: Master’s degree in Business and Management
Favorite Thing About Living in Japan: Working on trainings about different cultures, meeting people, experiencing Japanese traditional life
Favorite Place to Visit in Japan: The countryside
BIO: Austin was born on Atsugi Base, the U.S. Naval facility located in Kanagawa, Japan. After attending a Japanese public school until age 15, Austin moved to the United States where he later completed his Master’s degree in Business and Management. He then served as part of the U.S. Marine Corps where he was stationed in a variety of countries. His background and experience culminate into his current passion of engaging with diverse individuals and learning about new cultures, as well as business strategies that are being implemented in different parts of the world. Some of Austin’s hobbies include cooking, hiking, walking on the beach, watching movies, listening to music and traveling.
At Jarman International, as the head of Train to Globalize, Austin brings an in-depth knowledge about bridging eastern and western business cultures to help our clients connect with new customers from around the globe and approach new partnerships with confidence.