Tak Umezawa has advised leading corporations in Japan and the US. Areas of expertise include strategy, innovation, marketing and organization. He served the firm’s global board until 2014. He has supported the Japanese government on developing "Cool Japan" strategy. He also sits on the "Tax Commission" organized by Cabinet Office, and “Technology Advisory Committee” for the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. He appears as commentator on “World Business Satellite,” a business news program on TV Tokyo. He leads the "NEXTOKYO Project," a future-vision project for TOKYO by leading experts in urban planning, design, sports, art and business. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Tokyo, and a Master’s in Business Administration from MIT Sloan School of Management.