A specialist in communications, helping business professionals improve their “global communication skills” and “leadership” through global-standard strategic public relations and speaking support.
Okamoto integrates advanced know-how and skills based on psychology, brain science and other Western sciences with acting skills and media knowledge. Her unique methodology is used in communications training and public relations programs for her clients. Her communication skills coaching for business leaders based on the workshop methods derived in New York are known for their “instantaneous results.” She has offered insights to many companies of various sizes, as well as to politicians in public office in Japan.
Okamoto was a business reporter at the Yomiuri Shimbun Newspaper and a Dentsu PR consultant before assuming the post of CEO of Glocomm (http://www.glocomm.co.jp/). She holds a BS in political science from Waseda University and an MA in international relations from Cambridge University. A former visiting scholar at MIT, she has written numerous articles through the Toyo Keizai Online service and has appeared at many public relations conferences. Her book “Japanese Old Men: The Loneliest People in the World” was published in February 2018 by Kadokawa Shinsho. Such book highlighted the relationship between communications skills and the disconnectedness of middle-aged men in Japanese society.