Yoko is the Senior Facilitator and Director of Hofstede-Insights Japan serving companies developing cultural awareness of their leaders. Her area of expertise includes Post Merger Integration, Expat Preparation and Diversity & Inclusion for both local and multi-national organizations. Previously she enjoyed being “Bainee” for ten years at Bain & Company’s Tokyo office where she first joined as a consultant and then assumed the position of the HR Manager co-leading the cross-border initiatives with colleagues from more than 30 offices globally. More recently, she has been passionate about introducing Hofstede’s points of view to the teenagers and college students through facilitating the inter-cultural workshops for them.

Yoko received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and Bachelor degree from the International Christian University in Tokyo.