Professor and Dean at Kansai Gaidai University
Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka Mentor
Dr. Zurcher has had a twenty five year plus engagement in the software industry, working in Silicon Valley and in Japan/Asia in a variety of executive roles. He has also worked for half a dozen startups in open source, desktop and business management segments both in the USA and Asia. More recently he has been a Professor of Management and Dean at a Japanese university in Osaka. Every spring he teaches a course on entrepreneurship in Japan. He is an angel and venture capital investor in Japanese and foreign firms in Japan in part via his association with Sunbridge Corporation where he is VP of Global Business Development. He holds an MBA from the University of Hawaii and a DBA from Case Western Reserve University.