Yoshio Nose is a global affiliate visiting scholar at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) for 2019-20. Nose is the Managing Director of Nose Kozai in Osaka as well as an assistant lecturer with Nissoken. As a graduate of Kansai University, Nose began his career in civil engineering as a bridge designer. In 2005, he and his brother began managing Nose Kozai, where he expanded the family business to include the building of airplane parts. He continued his graduate studies at Kyoto University and received his second masters in 2016. While at Shorenstein APARC, Nose will research the process of innovation and the building of the supply chain in the U.S.