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. 

Memoir Out 10/15/2019 Available for Pre-Order

It was a long time coming, but my memoir comes out on 10/15/2019. It is available for pre-order via Target, Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other online outlets.  I will also be featuring it soon via my website.
For now, you can find it here via Amazon, here via Target, and here via Barnes and..

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U.S. Caribbean Paradise

Not everyone knows that the U.S. purchased the U.S. Virgin Islands from Denmark in 1917 for $25 million. This U.S. Caribbean paradise consists of St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, Water Island, and more. The United States Virgin Islands has something for everyone. Go visit! A great time to enjoy the..

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What Does it Mean to Be an American?

Americanism is a matter of the mind and heart; Americanism is not and never was a matter of race and ancestry.
– Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Vocations – What Is Yours?

Each man has his own vocation. The talent is the call. There is one direction in which all space is open to him. He has faculties silently inviting him thither to endless exertion. He is like a ship in a river; he runs against obstructions on every side but one, on that side all obstruction is taken..

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Quote of the Day

What do you think the aim of hard work is? Helping yourself get to the summit top and bringing others along the way or climbing over others to reach the top? Here’s my take on the real aim of hard work.

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Bloom Where You Are

It’s easy to focus on the past and the future and miss out on living your best life now. Life is a series of moments and then you pass. Make the most of your present to think great thoughts and move mountains.

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Silliness

I am constantly reminded by my son what it’s like to be silly and a kid. Do you remember those days? Funny how we forget that when we become adults. We become so serious. Goofy gets more laughs than cool. What do you think? Hope this photo puts a smile to your face and makes you remember what..

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Success

“The summit is believed to be the object of the climb. But its true object—the joy of living—is not in the peak itself, but in the adversities encountered on the way up. There are valleys, cliffs, streams, precipices, and slides, and as he walks these steep paths, the climber may think he cannot..

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Gratitude

Grateful for another day. 感謝 or kansha means gratitude in Japanese. The first character 感 means “to feel” and the second 謝 means “to thank.” What are you most grateful for today?
 

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Bless You

God bless America. God bless Japan. God bless you!

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