Mariko Watanabe, Ph.D
Lecture, Tokyo University of Science, Management School
Born in Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture, in 1981. Graduated from the Economics Department of Keio University in 2004. After working for a company, entered the Master's Program in Business Administration at the Graduate School of Management, Keio University in 2007. During my studies, I participated in an exchange program at Reims Management School. Obtained an MBA from Keio University Graduate School of Management in 2009. Continued to the doctoral program at the same graduate school in 2009, completed the required coursework in 2014, and obtained a Doctor of Business Administration degree in 2015. Worked as a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Research Fellow (DC1), part-time lecturer at Chiba University of Commerce, and lecturer/associate professor at Fukushima University before assuming my current position in 2017.Engaged in research and educational activities focused on "the influence and transformation of institutional environments in creating value for individuals and companies." My main research themes include international management, entrepreneurship, startup ecosystems, and entrepreneurial education.