Yosuke (Jack) Hatano

Yosuke (Jack) Hatano, MA

Global Affiliate Visiting Scholar, 2018-20
Shizuoka Prefectural Government

Shorenstein APARC
Stanford University
Encina Hall, Room E301
Stanford,  CA  94305-6055

650 736-0771 (voice)

Research Interests

Possibility of open innovation in the public sector in Japan / the creation of a valuable linkage between Silicon Valley and the regional side of Japan.


Yosuke Hatano is a global affiliate visiting scholar at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) for 2018-19 and 2019-20.  Hatano has over seven years experience in the global energy trading business and energy infrastructure development projects at both private companies and in the private sector, including time as a branch office representative in Indonesia.  He joined the local government of the Shizuoka prefecture in 2014 and has experience in tourism promotion and destination marketing.  He has also engaged in the policies for small- and medium-sized enterprises promoting and developing the regional economy and industry.  Most recently, Hatano worked on international general affairs between the Shizuoka and the world.  He received his masters degree in international relations from Waseda University in 2007.

Other Affiliations

Shizuoka Prefectural Government