Glen S. Fukushima
Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Glen S. Fukushima is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C. In October 2021, President Joe Biden nominated him to be Vice Chair of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, and the Senate confirmed him for the position in April 2022. From 1990 to 2012, he was based in Asia as a senior executive with one European and four American multinational corporations and was elected to one term as Vice President and two terms as President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan. Prior to his business career, he served in Washington, D.C. at the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) as Director for Japanese Affairs and as Deputy Assistant United States Trade Representative for Japan and China. During the Clinton Administration, he was appointed as Vice Chair of the Japan-United States Friendship Commission.
A native of California, Fukushima is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Global Council of the Asia Society, President’s Leadership Council of the Asia Foundation, Board of Councilors of the U.S.-Japan Council, Advisory Committee of Harvard University’s Asia Center, and Leadership Council of the Harvard Law School. He has served as a Visiting Professor at Sophia University, Kyoto University, and Waseda University. He was educated at Stanford University and Harvard University (Business School, Law School, and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences) and was a Fulbright Fellow and Japan Foundation Fellow at the University of Tokyo.