Nobu Ota

Partner
in Tokyo, Japan

For more than 25 years, I have been consulting clients across various industries and geographies on strategy formulation, innovation and transformation of business, focusing on achievement of tangible results in sustainable way. That has included not only analytical approach, but also capability enhancement of organization and people, especially focusing on development of leadership team. My joy of working with client is when client and our team really make a joint effort to make things happen.

Nobu Ota

About me

My Areas of Expertise: Strategy formulation, innovation, transformation, organization & people development, process design and improvement

My Sector Focus: Life Sciences, Chemicals, Manufacturing

My Languages: Japanese (native), English, Italian and French

My Education: MA, MPA, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan, Research Student at London School of Economics, London, UK

My Experience:

Innovation/New Business Generation: Translating business opportunities into new sources of revenues; using customer insights for new product development; steering rapid prototyping with operation & customer validation in order to assess viability of new products & services.  Decision making process and supporting portfolio analysis.  Successfully introduced new product/businesses into the market.

Transformation: Business due diligence, turnaround, post merger integration of companies, involving changes in leadership and operations, by implementing a  systematic management system for decision making and implementation, and learning from experiences.  Achieved faster turnaround of businesses.

Strategy Formulation and Deployment: Designed and  customized strategy planning workshops to generate innovative strategies  and related KPIs for dashboards in several industries (pharma, medical  devices, manufacturing for B-to-B business & consumer goods, retail). Coached development of a new set of  innovative value proposition in a medical device, pharmaceutical and material  business

Internationalization: By changing legacy business operation model to the fit-for-the-purpose operation model, enabling faster introduction of customer centric products and supporting team globally, resulting in faster pace of new products introduction to market

My News & Views

Looking at Collaboration Through an International Lens
In our latest podcast, Nobu Ota, Partner at Valeocon experienced in change management, is interviewed on his experiences and insights for collaborating internationally.
1 minute
5 February, 2019