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Empowering Women in Japan through Entrepreneurship

Chiyoda City, Tōkyō-to • February 23, 2010

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The Japan Chapter of 85 Broads presents, “Empowering Women in Japan through Entrepreneurship.” Exclusive dinner featuring guest speaker Terrie Lloyd, CEO of LincMedia Please join us f...

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST

Meson Cervantes Restaurant
Instituto Cervantes Building, 7th Floor
Chiyoda City, Tōkyō-to 100-0005
JP

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The Japan Chapter of 85 Broads presents, “Empowering Women in Japan through Entrepreneurship.”

Exclusive dinner featuring guest speaker Terrie Lloyd, CEO of LincMedia
Please join us for a fantastic opportunity to meet Terrie Lloyd, one of Japan’s leading serial entrepreneurs! Terrie will share his experiences on starting, growing and exiting companies in Japan and will share his thoughts on how women can overcome the barriers that exist in the Japanese market.

Location:
Meson Cervantes Restaurant
Instituto Cervantes Building, 7th Floor
2-9, Rokubancho
Chiyoda-ku, Tokio 102-0085

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Time: 7:30 – 9:30
Fee: JPY 3500 for members, JPY4000 for guests
RSVP: 85Broadsjapan@gmail.com
Kindly RSVP by Thursday February 18. Limited Space. Advanced reservation is required. Your RSVP is a commitment to attend and pay the fee.

Limited Space. Advanced reservation is required. Your RSVP is a commitment to attend and pay the fee. Kindly RSVP by Thursday February 18.

About Terrie Lloyd

Terrie Lloyd is a 51-year dual-national of Australia and New Zealand, who has lived in Japan for 26 years. A “self-made man” in the truest sense, he formed his first company on a working holiday visa at the age of 25, in Japan, and has established more than 17 companies since then. He has had 7 successful earn-outs: LINC Computer and HK-based TechMan sold to EDS in 1995, LINC Media’s web division sold to Chinadotcom in 2000, Layer-8 Technologies spun out to ThetaMusic in 2003, DaiJob Software KK sold to a Nikko subsidiary in 2004, DaiJob Inc. sold to Human Holdings in 2005, and Esphion NZ sold to Allot Corporation of Israel in 2008.

Currently Lloyd runs five companies and is director and/or shareholder in a number of others. These companies are:

  • LINC Media – a systems integration and incubation firm established in 1996. Headquartered in Tokyo, it employs 80 people.
  • Japan Inc. Holdings – a consulting, investment, and Japanese-language marketing company. Established 2007 it employs 5 people.
  • Metropolis KK – a publishing company producing Japan’s largest English-language city magazine, called Metropolis. Established in 1995 it employs 45 people.
  • Japan Inc. Communications – a second publishing company producing Japan’s only independently produced English-language business magazine, Japan Inc. and now also publishing the ACCJ Journal. Established 2001 it employs 10 people.
  • LINC Japan – a small, licensed executive recruitment company, which specializes in “partnered searches” for high-quality yet broad coverage of the market. Established in 1983.
  • ChampionVisions Japan – a leading extreme sports DVD publisher and distributor, based in Seattle, USA. The company established Japan operations in 1988 and employs 4 employees.
  • MYstaff Japan – an innovative HR software company based in Sydney, Australia. Japan operation established 2008. 3 employees.

Lloyd is also the Managing Director for the OhioState office in Japan, sourcing FDI bound for Ohio and assisting Ohioan companies seeking to do business in Japan.

Lloyd does a significant amount of public speaking for the US, Irish, Australian, and New Zealand governments and related industry bodies. As a long-time participant in the Japanese computer industry, he has been quoted by TIME, the Economist, Forbes, the Daily Telegraph (UK), US Public Radio, Bloomberg TV, Japan Times, Wired Online, and many other leading news sources. Lloyd is also active in the ACCJ (American Chamber of Commerce in Japan) on the Business and Financial Affairs internal subcommittee, the ANZCCJ (Australia New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan), JMEC (Japan Market Entry Competition), and a number of other organizations in Japan.

Lloyd is married to a Japanese national, Kumiko, and has 5 daughters ranging from 23 years to 6. His hobbies are playing the guitar, cycling and swimming, and playing with the kids.



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