Please join the Asia Regional Club (ARC) for an Asian Notable Alumni Panel Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 5-6pm AZ time. This panel will feature three notable Thunderbird Alumni who live and work in Asia.
Chetan Baboor is a Principal at Axtria - one of the fastest growing life sciences consulting companies in the industry. He has a Bachelors in Engineering and an MBA from Thunderbid. Most of his post-Thunderbird career is in sales & marketing consulting in life sciences - using analytical methods and technology to help life sciences companies improve their sales and marketing. Chetan has also been a part of start-ups in sports technology and sports analytics. He has worked on projects in Asia, Europe & North America. Chetan Baboor's LinkedIn
Gen Tamatsuka began his career at Asahi Glass Co., Ltd., (AGC Inc.) where he was soon dispatched to head up the company’s Singapore Office. He subsequently studied in the U.S. where he earned MBAs from Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University and American Graduate School of International Management, Thunderbird University before returning to Japan. He then joined Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., which operates UNIQLO stores globally, in 1998, and thereafter he took on the position as the President and COO in 2002. He then established Revamp Corporation in 2005 to help lead the Japanese capital investment company which brought Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and other consumer brands to Japan. In 2010, he joined Lawson, Inc., the second largest convenience store in Japan, and assumed key management positions in the company running the entire convenience store operations and overseas operations. He was then appointed President and CEO of the company in May 2014. He then joined DIGITAL HEARTS HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. a leading company that specializes on software testing and cyber security services for digital products. Since June 2017, he is the President and CEO, Representative Director of DIGITAL HEARTS HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. Gen Tamatsuka's LinkedIn
Sunder Kimatrai is one of the most experienced film distribution executives in the Asia Pacific region. He started his career in the industry in 1993 as the Managing Director for Twentieth Century Fox in India where his team led the local industry in widening releases, modernizing marketing practices and pioneering locally dubbed releases of Hollywood films. From 1998-2005, Sunder led teams in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney and New Zealand. he realesed many of the most iconic and memorable films over the last few decades. Since leaving Fox, Sunder has been acting as a consultant and advisor to numerous clients in the region and beyond. He has also been establishing business ventures to support the industry’s efforts and specialised needs including Gulf Asia Entertainment which releases Filipino films theatrically in the Middle East Sunder Kimatrai's LinkedIn