Mr. Neuman earned his BA at UC Davis, studied at International University in Tokyo, and is a graduate of Cornell University's MBA program. He worked as a management consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC and an international alliance manager at Siebel Systems Japan, Inc. He began his career as a project manager at Yahoo! Inc. before joining NEC Corporation of America as a project manager. More recently, Mr. Neuman was president of the Japan Society of Northern California, a non-profit, before being recruited as vice president of business development and project management at MSOL, Inc., the US subsidiary of Management Solutions,co.,ltd., a consulting company specializing in project management support services. Since November 2015, Mr. Neuman has been the deputy director of Global Promotion Division at Management Solutions headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. Additionally, he was an adjunct instructor in project management at UC Berkeley Extension. Mr. Neuman has maintained his PMP certification since 2009.