Yu (Grant) Suzuki

Director, Automotive Group Sumitomo

Grant is currently Director in Automotive group at Sumitomo Corporation of Americas. His professional interests focus on the new business development in the international market, mainly but not limited to the automotive industry, and his current project is to serve as a bridge between emerging technologies and established industries for the new business creation. He was also co-founder and chief programmer of a non-profit organization “Protect Children from Harmful Internet Websites” (Japan, 1999-2000), of which the purpose was to provide an automatic rating machine for internet website in any language by identifying patterns of harmfulness, where he started his carrier of seeking for new technologies for social good.