Yuta joined the Centre for Technology Management in October 2014 as a PhD student under the supervision of Robert Phaal and David Probert. Yuta is exploring the applications of roadmapping and other management approaches to examine value creation strategies of technology start-up companies and corporate innovation projects as they manage associated uncertainties. Yuta is a Cambridge Trust Scholar and a Senior College Scholar at Fitzwilliam College.
He has a BEng in Chemical Engineering and a BCom in Finance from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and a MSc in Sustainability Science from the University of Tokyo, Japan. Before coming to Cambridge, he worked in international business development at a Japanese trading house and as a consultant at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). During his time at UNIDO, Yuta worked on a series of technology transfer projects and capacity building events in Japan, as well as on a demonstration project for deploying low carbon low emission technologies in Africa, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI).
Hirose, Y. and Phaal, R., (2016), 'A Retrospective Visual Mapping Approach for Understanding the Emergence of Technology Ventures', In: R&D Management Conference 2016, 3/7/2016 to 6/7/2016, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Hirose, Y., Phaal, R. and Probert, D., (2015), 'A Conceptual Framework for the Scalable Integration of Roadmapping and Innovation System Functions for Industrial Emergence', In: DRUID Academy Conference 2015, 21/1/2015 to 23/1/2015, Aalborg, Denmark.
Zhao, B., Hirose, Y. and Phaal, R., (2015), 'A Framework for Characterising Technology Ventures for Valuation Purposes', In: R&D Management Conference 2015, 23/6/2015 to 26/6/2-15, Pisa, Italy.