Michael Kato


Nationality: American
Time Living in Japan: 30 years
Employer(s): Japanese Greats. K.K.
Current Job Title: President and CEO

Area(s) of Expertise: Environmental Science, Health and Wellness, Arts and Crafts, Sports, Music
Education: BA, U.C. Santa Cruz, United States

Publications Featured In: Taiki Plus, Seven Seas, Japan Inc., PASH! Plus, Hiragana Times, Mainichi Daily News, JQR, English Journal, 留学ジャーナル

Favorite Thing About Living in Japan: The food. There is a myriad of things to love, but the food is usually healthy, nourishing, and nearly always delightfully tasty.
Favorite Place to Visit in Japan: Kobe — It’s the city that took my heart more than 30 years ago.

BIO: Michael is a third generation Japanese American from California. He’s been living in Japan straight through since 1987. He’s traveled extensively throughout Japan and has been working with small and medium-sized enterprises in their international affairs for more than 30 years. He’s a huge fan of sports and music, especially mountain sports and anything funky. He’s been a Scouter for many years and occasionally deejay as popmuze.

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