Yasuo Nakane Global Head of Technology Research Mizuho Securities Bio: Yasuo Nakane is Global Head of Technology Research at Mizuho Securities. Prior to joining Mizuho in 2015, he covered the flat panel, consumer electronics and Asian electronics industries at Deutsche Securities from 2001 to 2015. From 1991 – 2001, he was at Daiwa Institute of Research. Nakane-san was ranked as the #1 analyst in 2016 in Japan in the electronics and consumer electronics space according to Institutional Investor and Nikkei Veritas. He takes an exhaustive knock on all doors approach from the FPD industry downstream to the various applications. He tries to anticipate trends affecting the entire industry based on technological flows, individual corporate strategies and government policies in varies countries and applies these forecasts to the individual companies within the sector. He graduated from Sophia University and is fluent in Chinese and English.