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Rochelle Kopp

Japan Intercultural Consulting
Managing Principal
Silicon Valley, CA

Rochelle Kopp is a management consultant who works with Japanese companies doing business globally and global companies doing business in Japan. Her specialties include communication skills, leadership, cross-cultural management and human resource management. She frequently consults with Japanese companies helping them to be more successful in their global operations, supporting effective management practices, organization development, and cultural training and teambuilding. She also has a particular interest in helping Japanese companies understand and learn from Silicon Valley.

Rochelle is author of The Rice-Paper Ceiling: Breaking Through Japanese Corporate Culture, Business Etiquette Japan, the upcoming Creating Engaged Employees in Japan, and twenty five books in Japanese including 『日本企業の社員は、なぜこんなにもモチベーションが低いのか』、『グローバル エリート 世界で成功する英語力とビジネス力を身につける方法』、『反省しないアメリカ人をあつかう方法34』、and『新ビジネスミーティングの英語表現』. She is also co-author of Valley Speak: Deciphering the Jargon of Silicon Valley, the definitive guide to the unique words used in the Bay Area tech and startup scene – from unicorns to pivoting to growth hacking and more (also published in Japanese as 『シリコンバレーの英語 スタートアップ天国のしくみ』).

Rochelle holds a B.A. in History from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business. She speaks, reads and writes Japanese fluently.