Larry Knipfing is president of Tokyo Consult Tank, an educational consulting firm that has been involved in corporate training in Japan since 1986. Larry graduated from SUNY Buffalo under their "Special Major" program in 1980. He has lived and worked in Japan ever since. Larry has published numerous books and other educational material in Japan. He is also a fiction writer ("The Shyest Man in Japan", "Crow, the King of Sumo", "The Shunga Tales"), and a photographer.