Daniel Okimoto Reflects on His Journey in Five-Part Interview


A five-part interview with Dr. Daniel Okimoto, Co-Chair of the Silicon Valley Japan Platform and Member of the USJC Board of Councilors, was recently published in Japan Forward, a Sankei Shimbun-affiliate. The series, written by editor-in-chief Yasuo Naito, discusses Dr. Okimoto's passion for supporting innovation and entrepreneurship in Japan; his childhood during World War II and the incarceration of Japanese Americans; his youth in academia; his wife, Council Leader Michiko Okimoto; and the future of U.S.-Japan relations.