Mr. Trond Varlid has extensive international marketing and senior executive experience from Europe, the US, and Asia.
His career includes fifteen years in corporate banking in London and Tokyo, two years as Japan country manager for an Asian online wealth management company based in Singapore, and seven years as President of Tomra Japan. Tomra Japan is an environmental technology joint venture between Sumitomo Corporation and Tomra, a pioneer and global market leader in sorting technology for materials recycling.
As President and Cofounder of EMC Quest KK, he helps business professionals in Tokyo become better presenters and communicators. He also coaches executives on dealing with difficult management, HR, and personal challenges.
He is currently also Program Director of the JMEC Business Training Program in Tokyo, a unique hands-on training program for mid-career business professionals operated by eighteen foreign chambers of commerce in Japan.