IEEE Region-10 WIE Coordinator, 2019-2020
“Emi Yano graduated from the Graduate School of Science and Engineering at Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan. She specialized in Kansei Engineering (Affective Engineering); human friendly information processing technologies for suiting diversity of user’s cognitive and behavioral responses.
Before assuming her current position, she worked in an information integration company as a Web Usability Engineer and has accumulated several years’ experience in web consulting using the Human-Centered Design and Design Thinking process.
In 2009, she moved to Ricoh IT Solutions. Currently, she is focusing on improving communication between people in the workplace through effective leadership and organizational development in the HR department.
She also has been a very active volunteer leader in IEEE since 2008. She was the Chair 2016-2017 of IEEE Japan Council Women in Engineering and she is currently the Chair of Region 10 (Asia-Pacific) Women in Engineering Committee. Through IEEE WIE activities, she connects people and bring them a big smile!”