Jun Isomura is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute.
Prior to joining Hudson, Mr. Isomura managed his own international public affairs firm and risk consulting firm. He was a pioneer in the cyber security field in Japan. From 1997 to 2000, he managed the cyber security project, “Committee for a Large-Scale Plan for Network Security,” for the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry. He was also a cabinet office member of the committee responsible for the “Special Action Plan of Countermeasures Against Cyber-Terrorism on Critical Infrastructure.”
In 1990, serving as a staff member to the late Shintaro Abe, former minister of foreign affairs and former secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party, Mr. Isomura arranged a meeting between Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and Shintaro Abe.
From 1977 to 1979, Isomura served as a resident scholar at the Institute for World Affairs of Kyoto Sangyo University, the organization that invited Hudson Institute Founder Herman Kahn to Japan for his first time.