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President & CEO   Tak Okamoto, M.D., Ph.D., Esq., CPA, CMA, CFM


Education and Work Experience

06/1996 Graduated from The American School in Japan (ASIJ) High School
06/1998 Internship at Chase Trust Bank, Investments Division
05/1999 Internship at Merrill Lynch Japan Inc., Investment Banking Division
07/1999 Internship at Merrill Lynch Japan Inc., Debt Capital Markets Division
08/1999 Internship at Deutsche Bank Securities, Ltd., Global Markets Division
12/1999 Registered at NHK Educational Corporation
05/2000 B.S. Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  Concentrations in Finance and Accounting, Minors in Music and Psychology
06/2000 Goldman Sachs (Japan) Ltd., Investment Banking Division
12/2000 Starred in NHK Educational's "Eigo Business World"
09/2002 Microsoft Co., Ltd., Xbox Division, Marketing Department
01/2003 Microsoft Co., Ltd., Xbox Division, Business Strategy Department
06/2003 Founded Afia Corporation; appointed President & CEO
11/2004 Ph.D. in Clinical Hypnotherapy, American Pacific University
Dissertation: "Triple Point: New Dimensions of Possibility"
03/2008 Appointed Managing Director of WISHLIST Corporation
12/2009 Doctor of Jurisprudence, Concord Law School
03/2011 Doctor of Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine

Certificates and Honors

1995 1st Degree Black Belt, Japan Karate Association
  1st Degree Black Belt, Kodokan (Judo)
1998 Driver's License (Japan)
2000 Japan Securities Dealers Association Examinations Series 1 & 2
2001 NASD Securities Examination Series 7
  AMEI MIDI License Level 3
  2nd Degree Black Belt, Japan Karate Association
2002 NLP(Neuro-linguistic Programming) ABNLP Certified Trainer
  Time-line Therapy TLTA Certified Trainer
  Hynotherapy ABH Certifed Trainer
2003 AMEI MIDI License Level 2
  System Administrator Certification
  AAJ (Aromatherapy) Examination Levels 1 & 2
  Color Coordinator Certification Levels 2 & 3
  Retail Sales Certification Levels 2 & 3
  NOMA Certified Business Document Coordinator
  Business Law Certification Levels 2 & 3
2004 CPA - Certified Public Accountant
  CMA - Certified Management Accountant
  CFM - Certified Financial Manager
  Nihon Ki-in (Go) - 4th Dan
  Japan Shogi Association - 3rd Dan
  NOMA Certified DTP Director
2005 Real Estate Transaction Manager
2006 Passed the FYLSE
2007 American Heart Association - BLS Healthcare Provider
  American Heart Association - ACLS Healthcare Provider
  Grade 1 Boat License
2009 ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
2010 Admitted to the State Bar of California
  JASMEE Examination of Proficiency in English for Medical Purposes Level 3
  Passed Step 1 of the US Medical Licensing Examination
2011 Passed the Medical Licensing Examination (Japan)
  Passed Step 2 CK of the US Medical Licensing Examination
  Passed Step 2 CS of the US Medical Licensing Examination
  CMAS 1 Star Diver


Tokai Medical Association Award
Johnson & Johnson CFM Bronze Medal Award
Proctor & Gamble CMA Bronze Medal Award


American Bar Association
State Bar of California
Institute of Management Accountants
American Board of Neuro-linguistic Programming
American Board of Hypnotherapy
Time Line Therapy Association
International High IQ Society
Japan Karate Association
Penn Club of Japan

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