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
Japan cosmic cleanup firm is part of space arms race
Posted on 6 Apr 2022 at 11:18pm

Venture Links Japan Space Policy To Private Sector
Posted on 9 May 2022 at 6:43pm

Scott Foster shows alleged bias against Golden State Warriors is over, ejects...
Posted on 17 Apr 2022 at 12:31pm

The Journey Home plans for new housing, outreach center and fundraiser
Posted on 1 May 2022 at 7:07pm

Look: NBA Ref’s Comment On Jack Harlow Going Viral
Posted on 1 May 2022 at 12:01pm

Julius Randle Travel Call Confirmed By NBA Officials As Correct After New Yor...
Posted on 17 Mar 2021 at 11:23am

Jack Harlow Reacts to Referees Not Knowing Who He Is During Basketball Game
Posted on 2 May 2022 at 4:59pm

Jack Harlow responds to viral clip of two referees not knowing who he is
Posted on 2 May 2022 at 1:26pm

Suns need to get the officials out of their heads and worry about the Mavericks
Posted on 7 May 2022 at 4:51pm

News feeds courtesy of:

FiRe 2018 Media

China's Expanding Borders & the Fight for Taiwan

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