Marjo Mitsutomi, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Born and raised in Finland, Marjo earned her doctorate in Applied Linguistics and recently concluded a successful academic career as a tenured professor and senior academic administrator and universities in Japan and the United States. A pilot and previous flight school owner, she has advised both the FAA and U.N. A victim of sexual abuse in her youth and now empowered by the #MeToo Movement, Dr. Mitsutomi is dedicated to creating forums to help others help themselves.


Jerry Platt, Ph.D.

Director of Research & Development

Jerry has a doctorate in Public Policy and has held faculty positions in Public Affairs (U. of Colorado), Global Communication (Akita Intrn’l U., Japan), and Applied Analytics (U. of Southern California). He has held both faculty and dean appointments in Business (San Francisco State U. and U. of Redlands), as well as an endowed chair at the latter. Dr. Platt also has held senior positions in non-academic organizations, ranging from Silicon-Valley startups to a Fortune 500 company.


Bryce Platt, M.A.

Director of Technology & Operations

Bryce earned an undergraduate degree at Gustavus Adolphus College (USA) in Sociology & Cultural Anthropology and graduate degree in Communication for Data Sciences (Japan). He previously served as Director of Technology and Operations for an international academic think-tank and event organizer with global operations.