About Me

Ken Reiman is a  United States diplomat  experienced in guiding  Fortune 100 companies to expand and enter new markets across Asia, Africa, South America and the Caribbean.  He is a global foreign affairs leader with a proven track record in foreign policy formulation, implementation, lobbying, and strategic external engagement.  When significant contracts, collateral and resources are at stake, Ken has the international business acumen to achieve success in high-paced and high-stress operating environments. 

Ken combines his passion for foreign policy and international business to resolve complex political, economic, and operational challenges.  He has worked in Tokyo, Japan as a Business Development Manager to address Japan’s energy security needs.  He brought technological innovation hubs to Africa, among his numerous other noteworthy accomplishments.  Ken’s love of innovation and diversity stems from his Japanese American roots and multicultural background.

When Ken is not guiding organizations and individuals to succeed in foreign operating environments, he is an author who enjoys chronicling/composing, as well as raising two energetic boys. 

Olympic Memories

While the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo are over, the memories last a lifetime. Here with Japan’s Olympic Archery team watching a baseball game during the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Congratulations to Takaharu Furukawa for winning Olympic Bronze in the 2021 men’s individual archery competition!

 

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Honoring My Parents and My Dual Heritage

Honored to be featured in a podcast interview here: Ken Reiman – Mantra Media (mantrahq.com) where I discuss leadership, Asian American Heritage Month, the role of mothers and parents, and my book. My journey is not possible without the love, kindness, and sacrifice of my parents and grandparents…

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My First NFT Created in Honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

My first NFT (non-fungible token) created: https://rarible.com/…/0x60f80121c31a0d46b5279700f9df786…

What better day to do so then right before May 7, commemorating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, and the arrival of America’s first Japanese immigrant –..

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Queen of Physics and AAPI Heritage Month

I recently read a children’s book about Wu Chien-Shiung who Newsweek once called the Queen of Physics. She is also known as the First Lady of Physics. A Chinese-American physicist born in China who received her PhD in the U.S., and later became a U.S. citizen in 1954, she is credited with disproving..

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Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom by Mahatma Gandhi. Daily Rebirth and Renewal.

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Responding to Culture

Happiness is not your title. It is not your salary. It is not your job. It is your family. It is your health. It is your relationships. Not the quantity of followers but the quality of lives you’ve impacted and creating your own culture where you are free to be you without fear and without apologies…

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Keeping An Open Heart

We often speak of keeping an open mind. This too is important. But the mind alone is never enough to be fully alive, to be fully human, to be fully inspired. Do what your heart tells you and you’ll be overwhelmed with what comes back.
 

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On Writing and Creativity – Keep Creating!

If God has gifted you to tell a good story, write a good book, or direct a good play, there will be opportunities for you. You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. Sadly, too often creativity is smothered rather than nurtured. There has to be a climate in which new ways..

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Letters to My Wife: New Book out in Japanese

My new book is out in Japanese and English, dedicated to my wife of 11 years. I decided what better way to honor her than to write a letter to her every weekend and publish a book in her honor in Japanese and Engish. Available for purchase here:

The title of the book is:
照れくさい手紙が嫌いな妻へ:..

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The Courage of American Women

American history is so diverse and there is so much that isn’t taught. A little known local secret in Lorton, VA is the Workhouse Prison Museum where Lucy Burns and other Suffragists were imprisoned from 1917-1918 for picketing the White House to gain support for an amendment in the Constitution..

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