CEO, NTT Innovation Laboratory Israel Ltd, Israel
Noa Asher is the CEO of NTT Innovation Laboratory Israel which serves as a focal point to all 989 subsidiaries of NTT Group in Israel, aiming to build and strengthen the relationship between the Israeli innovation ecosystem and NTT Group. From 2014 to 2020- Noa served as the Economic Minister at the Israeli Embassy in Tokyo responsible for initiating and maintaining business relationships between Israel and Japan. Before moving to Tokyo, Noa held a long career at the Foreign Trade Administration and the Office of the Chief Scientist of the Israeli Ministry of Economy including Israel's Economic Consul to the US Midwest in Chicago, Chief of Staff for the office of the Chief Scientist and head of the International Financing Dept. Noa holds an MPA from Harvard University, an MBA from Tel Aviv University and an LLB degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.