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Gregory Ornatowski

Senior Director of Corporate Relations
Director, MIT-ILP, Japan

ilo photoDr. Ornatowski is currently a Senior Director in the Office of Corporate Relations (OCR) at MIT and the Director, MIT-ILP, Japan. He works with various companies in the automotive, electronics and materials industries. Prior to joining MIT, he worked as a consultant in the Boston area with Standard and Poor's DRI and Harbor Research.

Previously he spent nine years with General Electric, where he held various management positions in business development, strategic planning and marketing in the U.S. and Asia and worked with several of GE's technology-focused businesses. Dr. Ornatowski began his professional career as a management consultant working with the Tokyo office of the Boston Consulting Group.

In addition to his corporate experience, Dr. Ornatowski has taught at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Boston University, and Trinity College. He has also published articles in the Sloan Management Review, Far Eastern Economic Review, The Journal of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, and the Journal of Socio-Economics. He is fluent in Japanese, having lived and worked in Japan a total of 12 years, and has worked extensively with Asian and European companies as well.


Business Management Course, GE Executive Education (1986)

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D., Japanese Business History (1985)

International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan
M.A. Modern Japanese History (1980)


Phone: 617-253-6314
Fax: 617-253-0002
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Assistant:Jing Xu
Phone: 617-253-0407
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