Scott Foster

Partner, TAP Japan; SNS Asia Editor

Scott Foster, a native of Oregon, is currently a partner and analyst at JA Research, an independent equity research company in Tokyo He serves as the SNS Asia editor and is the author of Stealth Japan (2016, FiReBooks). He previously worked for Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, and other investment banks as a research analyst covering electronics, alternative energy, engineering, and other sectors in Japan and Korea. He first met Mark Anderson when he wandered up from the docks to visit the Whale Museum in Friday Harbor in 1979.

In 1975, Scott received a recording of Watazumido shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute); the following year he went to Japan to study the instrument. He found a job and is still there, and still playing shakuhachi. Over the years, he has studied shakuhachi with John Kaizan Neptune, Shin-ichiro Makihara, and Kawamura Taizan, and Korean taegum (bamboo flute) with Won Jang Hyun. He holds a Jun-Shihan (assistant instructor) license from the Tozan-ryu school of shakuhachi music.

Scott holds a BA from Stanford University (1976) and an MA from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (1982).


Share this: Share on Facebook Tweet about this on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email this to someone

News for: Scott Foster

Speaker at FiRe 2018

News Headlines
The Tiny ‘T’ Scott Foster Gave Chris Paul Perfectly Encapsulates His Relation...
Posted on 30 Apr 2019 at 12:09pm

James Harden rant: Matt Barnes demands investigation into 'terrible' referee ...
Posted on 23 Feb 2019 at 7:05am

Canada ranks ‘relatively low’ on global IT pay scale
Posted on 21 Jul 2019 at 5:00pm

Scott Foster: Why Rockets and Warriors HATE NBA referee explained by Paul Pierce
Posted on 30 Apr 2019 at 5:09pm

Chris Paul on referee Scott Foster, who gave him technical foul: ‘He the man....
Posted on 11 Jan 2018 at 5:00am

Cyon Announces Saturday Keynote Speakers for COFES 2017
Posted on 14 Mar 2017 at 5:00pm

At Japan’s Nidec, the CEO as Comic Book Hero
Posted on 16 Jul 2015 at 11:58am

Stealth Japan: Inside the world’s most under-valued economy
Posted on 7 Oct 2015 at 5:00pm

1 Company Berkshire Must Acquire
Posted on 3 May 2013 at 2:48pm

Strategic News Service Launches New e-Publishing Arm, FiReBooks, With the Rel...
Posted on 8 Nov 2015 at 4:00pm



News feeds courtesy of:

To contact Scott Foster, fill out the form below.

iNews Mailroom (All fields required)
To:
From:
Your Email:
Subject:

Message: