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Nagoya Institute of Technology
Graduate School of Engineering Shikumi College
Job title
Master of Business Administration(Southern Methodist University (U.S.A.)), Doctor of Engineering(Waseda University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1986
Jul 1997
Vice President, Manager, Sukiyabashi Branch, International Business Processing, International Business Planning, Information System Development, The Fuji Bank
Aug 1997
Jul 2002
Director, Financial Industry Division, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Aug 2002
Mar 2003
Associate Partner, Financial Services, IBM Business Consulting Services
Apr 2003
Mar 2010
Associate Professor, Management Information Systems, System Safety, Nagaoka University of Technology
Apr 2010
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Shikumi College, Nagoya Institute of Technology


Apr 2003
Mar 2005
Information, Production and Systems, Waseda University
Apr 1982
Mar 1986
Forestry, Erosion Control, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University
Aug 1990
Aug 1991
Business Administration, Graduate School of Business, Southern Methodist University, Edwin.L.Cox School of Business

Committee Memberships

Apr 2015
National Council for Cyber Security in Critical Infrastructures  Council Chair
Jan 2015
ISO/TC292(Security & Resilience)  Expert
Jan 2006
Cabinet Secretariat National Information Security Center Committe for Critical Infrastructure Protections  Deputy Chair
Mar 2015
Council to Govener
Dec 2004
Mar 2014
Cabinet Secretariat Critical Infrastructure Advisory Committee  Comittee Chair

Awards & Honors

Mar 2016
Award for the contribution to culture of security, Institute of Information Security
Winner: Kenji Watanabe
Jun 2003
Japan Society for Secuirty Management Aword
Winner: Kenji Watanabe

Published Papers

Kenji Watanabe, Takuya Hayashi
Critical Information Infrastructure Security, CRITIS 2015, LNCS 9578   67-76   2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Building Private Sector Resilience: Directions After the 2015 Sendai Framework
Masahiro Haraguchi, Upmanu Lall, Kenji Watanabe
Journal of Disaster Research   11(3) 535-543   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
Ideal Interoperability of Logistics that enhance Resilience of Supply Chains Based on PPP (Public-Private Partnership)
Kenji Watanabe
Journal of Disaster Research   7(4) 344-348   Jun 2012
Study on Business Life-cycle BCPM on P2M Framework
8(2) 135-153   Feb 2014
Establishing Social Resilience with PPP-based BCM
Kenji Watanabe
Improving Disaster resilience and Mitigation - IT Means and Tools, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series   63-72   Aug 2014   [Invited]


Managerial Importance and Evaluation Possibility of Business Continuity Management (BCM)
Kenji Watanabe
Tak-off   (Spring 2010) 10-16   Apr 2010
Risk Management Against Diversifying Disaster Risks
Kenji Watanabe
Corporate Accounting   64(9) 49-54   Sep 2012
Enhancement of Social Resilience with Community-Based BCM (BCM) Leveraged by PPP (Public-Private Partnership)
Kenji Watanabe
APEC SME Monitor   7(NOV/2012) 13-16   Nov 2012
Risk Management in Logistics against Diversifying Disaster Risks
Kenji Watanabe
Retail Networkings   (276) 19-23   Mar 2013
Towards the Resilience of Regional Financial Functionalities
Kenji Watanabe
Monthly Financial Journal   (2015年3月) 60-63   Feb 2015

Books etc

IT Risk Science Beyond the Information Security
Kyoritsu Shuppan   Feb 2013   ISBN:978-4-320-12330-4
From preparing BCM to utilizing BCM, Towards the Sustainable Corporate Vaule Creation
Ohmayashi, Watanabe, Kagaya, Narita, Yoshino, Arai, Niwa, Tsuji (Part:Joint Work)
Keio University Press   Jul 2013   ISBN:978-4766420524
Natural Disaster Management in the Asia Pacific: Public Policy Perspectives
Kenji Watanabe (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 10: Regional Business Continuity Management Through Public-Private Partnership in Japan)
Springer   Sep 2014   
Be prepared for Mega-disasters as national crisis
Sep 2015   

Conference Activities & Talks

Managing the Supply Chain Risks During the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake
World Continuity Congress   5 May 2012   BCP-Asia
ICT Management Realizing Business Continuity
Information Secuirty EXPO 2012   11 May 2012   
Regional BCM based on PPP(Public-Private Partneship)
2nd Annual Asia Public Policy Forum   13 May 2012   Harvard Kennedy School & National University of Singapore
Framework and roadmap for the standardization of Societal Security
ISO/TC223(社会セキュリティ)新興国連絡会議   26 May 2012   ISO本部
Dynamic Information Security and Auditing Aspects Required for ICT Continuity Management
Kenji Watanabe
Japan Society for Systems Audits 26th Annual Research Conference   8 Jun 2012   

Research Grants & Projects

Disaster Resilience Enhancement of Community in Thailand through Area-BCM Implementation into the Industry Complexes
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: Aug 2017 - Mar 2023
Integrated Research on Resilience Enhancement of Industry Complexes Through Establishment of Area-BCM Operations and Development Toolkits for Disaster Risk Analysis and Information Sharing for the Wellbeing of Popuation at Risk
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2023    Investigator(s): Kenji Watanabe
Thailand, while having emerged as a progressively important production and logistics hub in Southeast Asia, is exposed to rapidly increasing disaster risk that arises from intensifying climate change. This project aims to improve the disaster resi...
Informtion Systems Risk Management
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: Apr 2003 - Today
Maturity Model Development in Business Continuity Managament (BCM)
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: Apr 2003 - Today
CIP Critical Infrastructure Protection
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: Apr 2003 - Today