Yui Yashiro

Program Director


Phone: (617) 335-4938


Jing Xu
Phone: (617) 253-0407
Yui Yashiro


Yui Yashiro joined the Office of Corporate Relations as a Program Director in November 2022. Before joining MIT Industrial Liaison Program, Yashiro was Senior Manager, Commercial Insights & Salesforce Operations at Alexion Pharmaceuticals. Before that, Yashiro was a Senior Planning Analyst, Corporate Planning for TeraDiode Inc. (a Panasonic company) in Wilmington, MA, where she led business planning activities. Additionally, she held several roles at Takeda in Japan. As Manager, Commercial Strategy & Operations, she was responsible for reaching group sales targets and leading cultural change projects, including DEI initiatives. As Chief of Cardiovascular & Metabolic, Shonan Office at the Japan Pharma Business Unit, Yashiro was a leader in sales and sales strategy, consistently achieving & surpassing revenue and market share targets for herself and the sales team, which she led for all her tenure.

Yashiro earned her B.A. Education & Human Science at Tsukuba University and her MBA at Ohmae Kenichi Graduate School of Business, both in Japan.