Iwata // © 2015 JNTO
The New York office of Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has appointed Ken Iwata as executive director. He most recently worked at the inbound promotion department of JNTO’s Tokyo headquarters. Iwata has also held positions with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. His career in transport policies ranges from aviation security to automobile and infrastructure export projects such as Japan’s high-speed railway system, the Shinkansen Bullet Train.