Webinar: Creativity in Remote Work-How to Lead a Diverse Team-

Thursday, May 12, 2022 5:00 PM- 6:30 PM (Pacific Daylight Time), 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)
Join this special seminar to learn how creativity is key to future business success.

Do you consider yourself to be creative?
How can you lead a diverse team to enable more creativity and innovation while working remotely?

These questions have become critical during the pandemic and will be even more so in the future. Remote work allows us to collaborate and create with teams that are more diverse than ever before. Harnessing that creativity is key to future business success.

This event is aimed at anyone who leads a remote team.

You will learn:

  • Why creativity is key to competing against AI in the future workplace.
  • How to harness the creativity of remote teams.
  • What the Culture Map is and how we can utilize it.
  • How to lead diverse teams more effectively and efficiently.


Date: Thursday, May 12, 2022
Time: 5:00 PM- 6:30 PM (Pacific Daylight Time), 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)
Where: Online
Registration Fee: Free of charge
Language: English


4:30 PM (PDT), 7:30 PM (EDT) Reception Opens
5:00 PM (PDT), 8:00 PM (EDT) Welcome & GLOBIS Info
5:05 PM (PDT), 8:05 PM (EDT) Keynote Speech
5:35 PM (PDT), 8:35 PM (EDT) Dialogue with Yasuyuki Kato
5:50 PM (PDT), 8:50 PM (EDT) Q&A
6:10 PM (PDT), 9:10 PM (EDT) Wrap Up
Darren Menabney

Darren Menabney (Keynote speaker)

Darren Menabney brings his expertise in the private and public sectors to help individuals and organizations create value by more effectively collaborating, communicating, and creating remotely or across cultures. His mission and passion are to help others get better at creating and communicating their ideas, to create value for all.

As Lead of Global Employee Engagement at Ricoh Co. Ltd., Darren heads initiatives to build stronger global teams, create a stronger corporate culture, and boost collaboration among Ricoh’s 85,000 employees in over 65 countries. At GLOBIS, Darren teaches courses on Business Presentation, Critical Thinking, Design Thinking, and Innovation Through Virtual Teams to international MBA students. He also trains company leaders as part of GLOBIS Corporate Education.

Darren is a contributing writer for Forbes and Fast Company and has been a TEDx speaker. As part of the IDEO U Teaching Team, he teaches Storytelling and Design Thinking.

Before moving to Tokyo in 2011, he spent over 20 years working for the Canadian federal government. His career there encompassed diplomacy, business development, and building public-private-academia partnerships in the Canadian innovation ecosystem.

Yasuyuki Kato

Yasuyuki Kato


After graduating from university, Mr. Kato joined a prominent general trading company in Japan, where he was engaged in global business projects based in China. He then joined a strategy consulting firm where he served as consultant for client companies wishing to expand overseas and develop new businesses.

Prior to joining GLOBIS USA, he served as Vice President of GLOBIS China.

As a corporate training instructor, he provides a variety of lectures on many topics, including corporate strategy, corporate philosophy, and overseas expansion strategies.

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